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Address: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60-3-2698-3333
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Description: This square, surrounded by impressive historical buildings, is the literal...
This square, surrounded by impressive historical buildings, is the literal heart of downtown Kuala Lumpur as well as the figurative heart of Malaysian nationalism.
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good place to be in an open field. you will feel free because it is so wide. feel the breeze eventho it's hot.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Surabaya, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

good place to be in an open field. you will feel free because it is so wide. feel the breeze eventho it's hot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

1. This is the area where you get to click some awesome photos. 2. There is the KL city gallery 3. Sultan Abdul Samad Building 4. Beautiful park 5. And some great fountains. 6. Nice place to hangout with family.

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Manila, Phillipines
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

The place was well planned and maintained well. It was so relaxing and cool . The view was well kept and very good location.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Merdeka Square is the heart of KL. It has beautiful colonial buildings, standing out the City Gallery, which tells all about the history of Kuala Lumpur in an easy way. There is also a Textile Museum and a Music Museum, and the former British Club (Royal Selangor Club) with a cricket green in front. Merdeka Square can be reached via... More 

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Kodagu (Coorg), India
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The spot where Malaysia's independence was declared. Very very clean and well maintained lawns. The spot where the Malaysian flag was first hoisted has been marked prominently. Ideal to go in the evenings after 4.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

If you tired of seeing modern KL and want to take a break of it, visit the Merdeka Square. There are lot of historic buildings to see here, like, MUD theatre, Music Museum, Textile Museum, Abdul Samad building, St Marys Church etc

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Macao
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Whenever you see news about Kuala Lumpur, they always show this square and the buildings around it; the most famous probably is the Sultan Abdul Samad Building. We went there in the afternoon and it was extremely hot and sunny and there is no shadow in this square as it is a nice green grass space with a huge flag... More 

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Dubai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

I was walking in KL from the closest mrt station towards Merdeka square, which i heard that it is worth a visit. There was a Marathon starting from Merdeka square on the day of our visit and it was fun to watch people preparing for the race. The colonial architecture is nice, and my favourite building was Sultan Abdulsamad building... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Very interesting and informative guided tour on foot from the City Art Gallery in Kuala Lumpur around the Merdaka Square. The tour takes place every Monday, Wednesday and Friday morning from 9am to around 12.15pm and is free, courtesy of the mayor of the city. Our tour guide, Jasmin, was excellent, she had a clear voice, great sense of humour... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The historical center of KL. There are several old and beautiful buildings around the square and some tourist attractions including Sultan Abdul Samad Building, the tallest flagpole, Royal Selangor Golf Club, St Marys Church, National Textiles Museum. Masjid Jamek mosque is a few steps away. Chinatown is nearby. The red photographic sign I LOVE KL is also here. We went... More 

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