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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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  • Average24%
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  • Terrible1%
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So-so plaza in front of Sultan Admed building, nice fountain but not much else,,, maybe ok for a picnic or outdoor event,

Thank Larry M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

many tourist come here since it is a historical place. this place is popular during Merdeka since there will be a countdown, fireworks, and concert to celebrate it. if you’re lucky, you get to join an event, held there, especially during Merdeka time (every August).

Thank Amira S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited here briefly as we had a driver to look around. Interesting British influence in nearby buildings and Cricket ground.

Thank HolidayVibes
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must visit for travelers. Great place. Great ambience with places of interest. One must visit while in KL

Thank Lalengmawia V
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Included in a visit to this square is a nice walk, interesting buildings surrounding the area and it's a good place for photos.. It's pretty historic and should be on your itinerary for a short stop.

Thank Dan W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The immediate surroundings to the square are very good with a number of old colonial buildings of several styles Regrettably:- The condition of the 'square ' itself, the grass, is very poor The signage is old and faded They have allowed some modern building intrusion...More

Thank PipPaul W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here because of the square's place in the national history, but with little explanation and no signs it was just another open square. Pretty, though.

Thank carpe_itineris
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There isnt much about square really except its historical significance.There is a huge flag and big park in front of it

Thank Flitz8
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Too many tourist buses disgorge their loads here so it is always busy and a bit unpleasant. Trying to find a decent cafe is a trial too. Not good.

Thank StevieCCD
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The day I went it was boiling hot, and they had some moto show even, loads of bikers. I dont know what they were doing there but it wasnt very nice. Because I couldnt see the square very well with all the tents that were...More

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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
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tm62
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
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