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Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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Head to Merdeka Square, a site of symbolic importance to modern Malaysia. The plaza started off life as a cricket green of the Selangor club. Today, it represents Malaysia's independence: at midnight on August 31, 1957, it became the first place that the British flag was lowered and the Malaysian flag raised. Surrounded by colonial British architecture and the developing skyline of contemporary Malaysia, the monumental area features a fountain and plaque commemorating the historical event that took place here. Plan to see Merdeka Square and other attractions that appeal to you using our Kuala Lumpur vacation generator.
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  • The actual works all around the square don’t help to see the beauty of the iconic buildings around the place. I can imagine that without all these works the square maybe magnificent having been the pl...  read more »
  • Went in here during night time and it's awesome do like picnic brought some food and sit down on the bench,chill...totally cool 
  • Merdeka square Squre Kuala Lumpur's city centre by train, go to the Masjid Jamek station, then walk for a little sniff the evening sitting on a flag of Malaysia.
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  • every 31st of aug. malaysian celebrating "merdeka day" ard here.. everydays peoples visiting heres and every night y'all can see malaysian street racers enjoy the night hehe 👍😎
  • Independence square with lot of history and flag stand opposite with ample space for photos and green grass give a great view of the building and KL skyline showing KL tower. You will see many tourists taking photos here.
  • Good place to play Pokemon Go. U can find Charmender on certain sport which is it most often appear in the middle.of the field..sometimes just under the Flag Pole(which u also easily can find dratini), and sometimes at the other end of the field.
  • Quick check on my to-go places before I leave. Hard to get a parking here if you're driving, literally no parking lot for you. Nothing much, browsing for 5 mins and you can get ready for your next destination. There is a music museum and batik museum nearby, walking distance 1-2 mins.
  • This is a must for all tourists to Kuala Lumpur. Very historical significant with unique architecture design. Best hour to visit is 5 to 7pm is the setting sun will give a beautiful glowing effect on the Sultan Abdul Samad building.
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