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Merdeka Square

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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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
+60 3-2698 3333
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I went there by city tour bus. I want to visit Royal Selangor club, but unfortunately the temperature is raising to 32C according to my weather app. So, I enjoy the view on bus. Its okay, perhaps next time i will going there once again.

Thank FranciscusZheng
Reviewed 1 week ago

Relax in this square. Sit back on the green grass enjoy the view. Go KL red line stop is here. Many restaurants within walking distance near HSBC bank lane

Thank kumar1986
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is just a good walk in the park if the Merdeka Square. There's just so much history here and the Selangor Club is a great place to go for a drink too. It's a member only place but they do offer a visitor's day...More

1  Thank Patrick L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There isn't much going on hear but it is still nice to walk around. You can get some nice vies looking back at some of the heritage style buildings across the road. The giant glag pole is quite impressive!

Thank zakizuri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interning this it's just a cricket square in the middle of a concert jungle with some old English style cricket buildings along one side What's more appealing to the eye is the palace on the road side of the square however you can't go in...More

Thank batmoooo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you come to Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur), you must visit this place. Historical Builiding in this is will make you feel like in europe. Enjoy your trip.....

Thank Jerzy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was where our country first hoisted the flag of independence at the stroke of midnight. We have forgotten our heritage since then.

Thank woosm7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by the this place on our way to the Central Market. This is an iconic spot in KL and is one of the stops on the Hop On Hop Off tour. There is a lovely rectangular grass lawn in the center bounded by...More

Thank Nameeta R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place where the current state of Malaysia was founded. The buildings surrounding the square were beautiful. Yoy have the Library, the Spitted Dog club, ,useums and the Sultan's building. The oldest mosque is right close by but under construction.

Thank Rossana2005
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The main reason for visiting here is to admire the historical buildings on the other side of the road. The Royal Selangor Club can also be seen on one side. There's also a huge Malaysian flag at one end of the ground. Other than this...More

Thank KGB777
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Ching C
13 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
22 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