Merdeka Square Tavel Guide

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  • Merdeka Square Tavel Guide

Merdeka Square is located in the opposite of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building, cover an area of about 8. 2 hectares, because of Malaysian flag raised at this first time on August 31th in 1957, it is a symbol of independence and the name of the square just from that. In the British era, the square was used as a cricket pitch, but now, at the southern end of the square stands a 100-foot flagpole to commemorate this historic moment, the lawn of square is very soft, you can freely enter. The other end of the square, there is a row of pillars standing in the water gurgling fountain, it is built for tourists as a resting place. This square is surrounded by impressive historical buildings, is the literal heart of downtown Kuala Lumpur as well as the figurative heart of Malaysian nationalism.