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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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When you get tired of all the modern high rise

I went very recently and some of the areas around here were, again, under construction, but the overall feel of the old city is there. It can be a very relaxing time to stroll... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Inosha W
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Melbourne, Australia
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A lot of historical buildings. Can take a take photo and get to know about malaysian culture. We visited the MUD theater, very impressive show.

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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went very recently and some of the areas around here were, again, under construction, but the overall feel of the old city is there. It can be a very relaxing time to stroll through the old architecture and admire the buildings --just do it in the early mornings or late at night. This is an open area and unless... More 

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32 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's a huge open place. One can spend time after a full day of shopping. Didn't spent much time here. a couple of clicks that's it

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Thank Abhinav S
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice park right beside the "I love KL" text. You can see a Holland style building here. Avoid to visit in the noon, it is hot here.

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Thank Lofx
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65 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Try stand in the middle of the square, watch around to enjoy the busy street, nice building architecture, tall flagpole and off course the clock tower. Snap enough photo and go thro the history of the place and you are good to go. Explore the area around the square if you have time.

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you find yourself exhausted with the modernity of Kuala Lumpur then Merdeka (or Independence) Square offers a glimpse back into some of the city's history. Located in the heart of the colonial district, it is a large rectangular grassy field that once hosted cricket matches and parades. The square is surrounded by the mock tudor Royal Selangor Club (known... More 

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India
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just stopped by here when our tour guide decided to give us some rest and time to stretch our legs and move around after being cramped in tour bus for over two hours! It was interesting to just walk by and observe the huge park and the tall flag which bears significance to the Malaysians. Nothing attractive as such... More 

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Thank Abhishek S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Large Square with many flags. But it will be better to have more trees and some shadow because of sun shine and hot weather. Ps.The national flag is a quit old.

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Thank 458appa
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89 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Victoria Fountain in located in the Chinatown, Merdeka Square & Bukit Nanas, Kaula Lumpur. The Queen Victoria Fountain is located in Merdeka Drive which is busy thoroughfare in KL City. It is definitely difficult to miss for anyone as it catches attraction of the onlookers. This fountain is a monument and was made in 1904. It is said to... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice, clean and worth just looking around for a while. If you have some time to kill, spend it here.

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