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Address: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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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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The Square has a huge garden with the Malaysian flag in the middle. We took pics. Don't forget to bring a hat and maybe a fan coz it tends to be v hot at the afternoon.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When I first arrived here I went, "Is that it?" It looked like a cricket pitch of fairly average maintenance. But it is the symbol of independence and for that reason, I can understand how much it means to Malaysians. The garden to the side was well kept and the mosaic portraits of the prime ministers was a nice touch... More 

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Philadelphia, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is a flagpole with the Malaysian flag in the middle of a park, which used to be a cricket field when occupied by the British. The surrounding buildings are quite nice and make for a good photo opportunity, but this wouldn't be considered a "to go" place in Kuala Lumpur.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the biggest open space places in the cty center- gets hot as there is no shaddow. Not mush to do there only taking some pictures of attractive buildings which sourounds the square.

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Cairo, Egypt
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Square has a huge garden with the Malaysian flag in the middle. We took pics. Don't forget to bring a hat and maybe a fan coz it tends to be v hot at the afternoon.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Patch of not very good grass but to the Malaysians it is an iconic place were their flag was raised for the very first time in1957. Merdeka has some wonderful buildings all around it which are more pleasing to view.

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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is actually nothing to do over there except take a few pics. It has the customary 'I love KL' structure which is thronged by tourists professing to love the city at least in the pics.Don't spend anything more than 15 mins.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to sit and ponder, easy to get too. Lots of history. Oasis within a very busy city, worth a visit

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everywhere I go I walk around the city. First of all to get fresh air, exercise but also to enjoy and explore the journey. The Merdeka Square is nice but the walk thru town put the dot over the I. Now in Chinatown food court having a well deserved Carlsberg and lovely food

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can relax your tired feet after a whole day of walking in the square, watching the old buildings before exploring them.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When no events are on it is so peaceful you can easily forget you are in the middle of a bustling City. Great photographic opportunities and views.

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