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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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Nice place

Nice place to meet with local families. Cultural buildings, and crowded area . It is good to have a look during night time . One hour is enough to spend it there

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Nice place to meet with local families. Cultural buildings, and crowded area . It is good to have a look during night time . One hour is enough to spend it there

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Thank Mohammed A
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Given the history of Merdeka (site of Malaysian independance in the 50s) you can't visit KL and by come here. Can spend maybe 30-45 mins here looking at the various buildings and flagpole, each site has an info board in several languages. Can't go inside apart from textiles/various museums. Sultan abdul samad building deserves quite a few pics. Only 5... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I like merdeka square because it's like the centre of Kuala Lumpur. Close to the information centre with a nicely done little light show about the passed and present of KL. History of KL in a nutshell. Picture taking at I love KL is a must for many. Nice to walk over the square when it's not too hot.

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Thank Marianne D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

good place to take photographs for memory. Seen in many indian cinemas. happy to be there . good aerial view. enjoy with family

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Thank Rajagopalan S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Merdeka square has a lot of history attached to it. Sadly, there didn't appear to be much information on that history for the public to read about. It was indeed a very peaceful place, quite pretty and the lawn is well looked after. There are a few museums around the square too where you can presumably learn more about... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful location where you can sit for a while and get pictures. But nothing very exceptional things to see. good.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

old colonial city- take a taxi to to Merdeka square - then walk --- plus see China town well worth a visit it is just so alive ---- also walk-able ( but 40 mins and you need a map as there are no signs ) is the Botanical gardens - free entry and a must for anyone who loves gardens

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Thank pjpickburn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A good place to view, near KL history museum, a great green park, at the heart of historical Kuala lumpur

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The most visited historical place in KL. The Textile museum, library and other building, being refurbished inside bring the insight into the local culture.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here at night. It was amazing to come relax enjoy your time sitting on the grass field or near the flag post. Beautiful with lights as well. Recommended to visit once atleast in day and night both.

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