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Merdeka Square

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+60 3-2698 3333
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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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  • Very good48%
  • Average24%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+60 3-2698 3333
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A place which is a must to visit be it during daylight or night with the surrounding neon spackling LED lights. Visitors can also enjoying free television through giant screen next to the pole that wave up the national flag.

Thank coyok
Reviewed 6 days ago

iconic place, beautiful architecture, several historical place can be satisfied your trip in KL. just take a shot in KL icon in dataran merdeka for a must to do list while in KL

Thank Adlina P
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is just a place with a couple of British era buildings. The best part of our visit was the Ice cream trolley selling delicious ice creams on a hot day. I think not a must visit.

Thank ew622017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brought back fond memories of the Selangor Club and the Padang where I watched Gary Sobers playing Cricket against a Malaysian 11. Went to watch a tennis game in 1966.

Thank dauntale
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the field where Malaysia's independence was first announced. It has a tall flag pole. Across the street is the Sultan Abdul Samad building and Textile museum. The Kuala Lumpur city hall is a short walk from this field. There is a big screen...More

Thank JamesKMTan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Square is the centre of the city and there are a number of interesting sights to see around it, such as St Andrew's Anglican Cathedral.

1  Thank Brian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not as well kept or clean as I last remember it. Despite this, given it's important history it justifies a photo stop. The heat of KL might mean it's better visited by night.

Thank Suli and Toa L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Passed through the square while on Hop on hop off bus and the square is famous for being declaration of Malaysian Independence square

Thank Tareq H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a wide open space surrounded by European style buildings. You will feel hot when you visit here during day time, but you will enjoy the beautiful night view when you visit at night. And there is a city gallery right next door. When...More

Thank Billy L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's good to go to this square to get a good photo of the sulton abdula samad building however other than that I think this square needs some attention it looked dated.

Thank sjh92
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Ching C
12 May 2015|
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Response from MichaelLee60 | Reviewed this property |
I am a resident of KL. Yes, there are many half day and full day tour you can organize with the hotel which will also pick you from hotel. Some of the places you can move around on your own are as below all in the same area... More
21 February 2015|
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Response from Suratrichard | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about the tours but it's a good part of KL to visit independently. Many attractions are bases around the square including the City Gallery with an amazing model of KL, the cathedral of St Mary, the Sultan Abdul... More