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Merdeka Square Park

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About this place
It is situated in front of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building. It was here the Union Flag was lowered and the Malayan flag hoisted for the first time at midnight on August 31, 1957. Since then, Merdeka Square has been the usual venue for the annual Merdeka Parade (National Day Parade).
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Kuala Lumpur City Centre, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur 50050
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Sin Yin
Sin Yin
July 18, 2019
One for the history buffs, Merdeka Square encompasses the Sultan Abdul Samad Buildingand the large field in front of it, and is the place Malaya declared itself independent from colonial forces in 1957, becoming Malaysia. Although the building is formally used for government offices, its neo-Mughal…
Jesse
Jesse
July 11, 2019
Merdeka Square is a square located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is situated in front of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building. Literally Independence Square, it was formerly known as the Selangor Club Padang or simply the "Padang" and was used as the cricket green of the Selangor Club.
Clement
Clement
August 21, 2019
Malaysia independence day landmark