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Sightseeing in Kuala Lumpur

Field
“Merdeka Square is a square situated in front of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building. Literally Independence Square, it was formerly known as the Selangor Club Padang and was used as the cricket green of the Selangor Club. Merdeka Square has been the venue for the annual Merdeka Parade.”
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Monument / Landmark
“The Sultan Abdul Samad Building is a late nineteenth century building located along Jalan Raja in front of the Dataran Merdeka and the Royal Selangor Club in Kuala Lumpur. This is the historical place where the Union Flag was lowered and the Malayan flag was raised for the very first time at the struck of midnight of 31st August 1957. ”
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Gift Shop
“Kuala Lumpur Craft Complex, the city’s iconic art centre offers local and international visitors a variety of tourism craft products. Located within the “Golden Triangle”, the complex features a Malay Terengganu architecture showcasing a collection of traditional as well as modern contemporary handicrafts products from across the country.”
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Field
“Located approximate 4.5km from our place. Merdeka Square is the Independence Square in Kuala Lumpur, an iconic landmark fo Malays as it was here that the Union Flag was lowered and the Malayan flag hoisted for the first time at midnight on 31 August 1957. And it is here also where the annual National Day Parade is held in honor of this independence, with the country’s flags flying enthusiastically and patriotic songs sung by various performers. Take a two minute walk from here and you will arrive at the Sultan Abdul Samad Building, an imposing structure housing the Ministry of Information, Communications and Culture of Malaysia. The clock tower here, oftentimes referred to as the ‘Big Ben of Malaysia’, was built between 1894 and 1896 when the city was under the rule of the British. It is interesting to see how these archaic, historical buildings are integrated with the other modern skyscrapers of the area, and the cityscape is particularly arresting at night when the buildings are illuminated by thousands of lights.”
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Monument / Landmark
“It features an antenna that increases its height to 421 metres and is the 7th tallest freestanding tower in the world. The roof of the pod is at 335 metres”
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Monument / Landmark
“The National Monument is a sculpture that commemorates those who died in Malaysia's struggle for freedom, principally against the Japanese occupation during World War II and the Malayan Emergency.”
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Field
“Where Malaysian gained independence. Large lawn with colonial buildings and worlds tallest flagpole.”
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