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Address: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60-3-2698-3333
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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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Sit back and enjoy the surrounding

Went there at night after dinner. Lots of people around including families with small children. Just park, sit and have a chat with your friends, families. The lighting is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Kimberly J
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Kajang, Malaysia

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Ipswich, Australia
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Worth a visit if you are into culture and historic buildings, great to walk around and take pictures.There are guided tours also available certain days a week. We visited the Art Gallery and Textiles museum, both free entry.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I felt so lucky to be the one that could go to this historical place. Uhm, the weather was so hot when I visited. But, there were the others beautiful sides that I liked. I saw people from various countries were so enthusiastic about enjoying every moment even in hot conditions. There were many great objects to be photographed. You... More 

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Thank IlhamMy
London, United Kingdom
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172 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This area and the surroundings are the highlight of the old city tour and not to be missed. There are numerous interesting buildings to investigate and is a great start point of any city tour. TIP Do this area BEFORE the KLTower or Petronas as one only appreciates it from above if you have been on ground level

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Thank Josi S
Kajang, Malaysia
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there at night after dinner. Lots of people around including families with small children. Just park, sit and have a chat with your friends, families. The lighting is enormous. There's a big open space in the middle where you'll see people flying their kites, kids playing ball etc. There's a gigantic tv screen but it's only for commercial use.... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An oasis of history amid the modern bustle with the landmarks of the British Empire. Royal Selangor Club reminiscent of the Singapore Cricket Club

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Thank Norman J
Hyderabad, India
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was raining when I went, may be that is why it was so quiet and had few visitors. But it was a beautiful sight, and rather inspiring for the history buff. Little to do, other than sit in the grounds and look at the scenery, though.

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Thank bullue
Sydney, Australia
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41 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great spot to relax and reflect on Malaysia's proud history. Within minutes from Central Markets, this spot is where the Union Jack of Great Britain was lowered and replaced with the colours of Malaysia's modern flag.

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Thank Franz A
Los Angeles, California
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60 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the site of the historic first raising of the Malaysian flag. It's a nice spot for walking. There is also an uncrowded underground mall that you can visit.

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Thank Marci H
Ampang, Malaysia
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40 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well maintained. Pride for every Malaysian. One of historical place in Kuala Lumpur. If lucky, there will be event in weekend. you might can join them

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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16 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

'Independence Square' - perhaps the pride of all Malaysians. Nice view on the square with great architecture of the palace and fresh green lawn area.

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