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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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Important city square

Must visit square of the city, the most important probably. Lot of work in progress now overthere which ruins partially the beauty of it but still a place to visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Kostas Z
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Limassol, Cyprus
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Limassol, Cyprus
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219 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Must visit square of the city, the most important probably. Lot of work in progress now overthere which ruins partially the beauty of it but still a place to visit.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just a field. A place to take a photo of the Sultan Abu Samad building . nothing special here. but there some another attraction just like KL city gallery

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

With some nice architecture. But boy was it hot without much shade. You are also near the excellent MUD show about the history of KL. look it up!

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Cabuyao, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The underground mall in merdeka square are now empty it would be a nice place to see but it is now empty of stalls

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited this place and it's surround building as part of the free KL Heritage Tour. Learned a lot in this walk than the past 33 years visiting KL. Thanks

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Palangkaraya, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Location : a center of Kuala Lumpur City Entry Fee : Free Recommended time : Morning (8 am - 10 am) or Afternoon (2 pm - 4 pm) Condition : a very clean

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is fabulous place & one should visit at least once if you are in KL. Opposite this place you will find very fine historic building where High court was working but up to 2007 only.This building is now known as the Sultan Abdul Samad building is home to the Malaysian Ministry of Information Communication & Culture.It is a place... More 

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Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I believe Malaysia needs to put more resources, money and effort into their cultural heritage centres. The minimalist approach is not always the best or most informative

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Madrid, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth visiting because of its significance for malaysians, as it is related to their indepencence, but not really nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The square is beautiful and well maintenanced. On the other hand there is much roadwork going on at the moment. But do not skip the square, and visit the I love KL letters as well.

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