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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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Independence square with preparations for independence day at peak at time of our visit. Stood there for 15-20 minutes to click shots of beautiful shots of buildings dressed up in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This is National square, Freedom fighter's Honorable Museum. All visitors must have to visit in this place, because it will be inform you about of the Malaysian Peoples.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I went here under false pretences. Lonely planet made it out to be an old colonial quarter which i'm sure it was, but it was just a strip of nice looking buildings on a busy road with no obvious cafes or tea rooms to soak up the colonial experience. It was probably my own fault for building a picture in... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Like the Sultan Abdul Samad building when we visited it was immediately obvious where we were due to the seating set up in preparation for the National Day on 31st August. I'm sure that without all the seating the grass and setup would be worth a visit but it was a complete waste of time for us.

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Fatehabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Independence square with preparations for independence day at peak at time of our visit. Stood there for 15-20 minutes to click shots of beautiful shots of buildings dressed up in light.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This is a nice place to relax with the beautiful Sultan Abdul Samad Building in the view right next to you. For tourists, there are museums available where you can view the history of Kuala Lumpur and even view an exhibition of future plans for the city. Sit back and enjoy the green in what is normally a financial/business building... More 

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Surin, Thailand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

A rare Unity parade (like France's Unity March) only on 29th and 30th Aug 2015. Be part of history by witnessing the peaceful parade of Bersih ambassadors (Yellow Rise Malaysia). Revel in how Malaysians achieved her independence on 31st Aug 1957. Watch this patriotic-driven democracy and unity parade leading up to Malaysia's Independence Day. Roar like the Harimau Malaya!!!!

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Seoul, South Korea
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

The Merdeka Square - Independence in Malay - is a picturesque large open space at the heart of the historical neighborhood of Kuala Lumpur. The Malaysian flag was hoisted here for the first time. Around the square there are several historical buildings: Royal Selangor Club, Historical Museum, Sultan Abdul Samad building, St Mary's Cathedral. Expect to find activity - e.g.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Nice open area with some museums nearby that are worth a visit. There are some interesting buildings around the area.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

It's a great place to admire the greens which are till this day used for cricket even though it's the Merdeka Square. It use to the the Selangor Padang or Selangor (the state) Field and you can see Tudor style club building facing the greens.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

A very beautiful place. I saw it during day but im sure it looks wonderful in the night. You feel like you re in europe. Surreal! dont miss the 1 hour Musical 'MUD' in city central hall on Medeka square. its amzing!

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