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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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Had been here at a very hot afternoon with my map lost along with the lenshood of my camera. Resultantly I was left totally clueless as to what to do next or where to go. But the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Had been here at a very hot afternoon with my map lost along with the lenshood of my camera. Resultantly I was left totally clueless as to what to do next or where to go. But the good thing is, if u come in the evning, its a very good place to sit by and enjoy ur kids playing on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

in merdeka square you can find the tallest flag in the world.. big landmark and relaxing to walk.. too many tourist here and be carefull of the traffic when you go here

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

The dataran merdeka in Kuala Lumpur is a nice place for photography. Be in day or night. You can actually find the "I ❤️kl" little board just in front of the building as well. It is very hot during the daytime and it lights up during the night. One significant icon in Kuala Lumpur. Don't missed it!

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Mumbai
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The Merdeka square is the historical center of KL. All old buildings and museums are locgated around this square. Very neat and clean. This also is near one of the GO KL bus stops. The merdeka under Underground is a shopping complex. Similary a KL Museum nearby, costing RM 5 , explains the history of Malayasia and the future vision.... More 

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Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Try the beautiful and well maintained buildings around the square, worth a visit and spend an hour on the square itself. Click a picture with a sign of I LOve KL :)

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

This is the area where one sees open space, old heritage architecture. Malaysian flag on a very tall post is the attraction in front of the square. Also a very big TV screen at the other end. A must visit for every tourist.

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Tianjin, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

In the heart of the city,yet 10 minutes away from Lake Gardens,this Historical Square,is a great visit. The flag at one end of the square,represents Malaysia's independence. The Royal Selengor Club,nicknamed "The Spotted Dog" (haven't had a peep inside yet,members only) Guards the Square. Nice place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Merdeka Square is surrounded by historical buildings with an expansive lawn on one side, and the water fountains surrounded by large white pillars on the other side. Seeing the design of the pillars and fountains makes me think of a grecian themed fountain. There is a 95m flagpole at the other end of the field and a huge TV screen.... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

As I reviewed the Sultan Samad Bldg on a separate review, I'd like to also include the nice buildings around the Merdeka Square as follows: - Royal Selangor Club - see the beauty of English architecture and feel the breeze (though its hot) and feel free walking on the huge field. - KL City Gallery - A small gallery, dont... More 

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Suva, Fiji
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

rows of restaurants and plenty shopping. Very busy road around and a fine location for. Hang outs. Better to visit late afternoon.

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Address: Address: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Phone Number: +60-3-2698-3333
Location: Asia  >  Malaysia  >  Wilayah Persekutuan  >  Kuala Lumpur

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