Kuala Lumpur

Explore the famous Merdeka Square

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The Merdeka Square is a historical site that has a connection to the Malaysian Independence day. This is the same place where Malaysia declared its independence and Malayan flag was raised for the very first time after lowering of the Union Flag. In present times this landmark is the location of the celebration of Independence day of Malaysia. This square is the perfect place to get acquainted with the history of Malaysia as the square is enclosed with many attractions. The main highlight of the square is its flagpole holding Malaysian Flag which is the tallest in the world. There is also a field in front of Merdeka Square was officially named as Dataran Merdeka which is one of the main gathering area of Kuala Lumpur.

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The most famous among all the surrounding attractions is the Sultan Abdul Samad building that was also the part of many Malaysian historic events. The other attractions surrounding the Merdeka square are the famous Royal Selangor Club Complex, National History Museum, St. Mary’s Anglican Church and many more which symbolizes the culture & history of Malaysia. Don’t forget to visit the nearby Central Market, a great place to shop and to get another glimpse of the Malaysian culture.
The Meredeka Square can be explored at any hour as it remains opens 24 hours and 7 days of the week.

Location: Jalan Raja, Kuala Lumpur, 57000.

How to reach: The nearest KTM Komuter train station is Bank Negara on the KTM Komuter railway line shared by both the Rawang-Seremban Route and the Sentul-Port Klang Route. The square is just a 15 minute walk away from the station.

Contact: +603 2693 7905, +60 3 2615 8188."

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