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Full-Day Mah Meri Cultural Village Experience
"At 8:30am depart for an hour journey to Mah Meri Cultural Village also known as the village of the Mask Man of Malaysia. An up-close personal experience with the Mah Meri indigenous tribe they are 1 of the 19 indigenous tribes in Peninsular Malaysia. Learn and have an insight into their animistic and superstitious beliefs and a close view of their beautiful handiwork. You will be welcomed by a traditional welcome ceremony before y you will be able to visit galleries and there will be short video about the history of the tribe. After that you will be taken for the village tour to see the temple and a place where they do wood carving. Next they will take you to see where they make origami
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Half-Day Kuala Lumpur City Tour
"This 4-hour guided tour is your opportunity to visit and take photos of the most iconic sites in Kuala Lumpur such as the King’s Palace Independence Square the Petronas Twin Towers the National Mosque the Kuala Lumpur Railway Station and more.See magnificent Merdeka Square
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Kuala Lumpur City Highlights Tour
"Perfect for first-time visitors this three-hour tour provides a comprehensive introduction to Kuala Lumpur's famous sights leaving you with a knowledgeable base for exploring the city at your leisure. Meet your local guide upon pickup from your city hotel in the morning or afternoon and embark on your narrated tour by comfortable coach.Head to multiple Kuala Lumpur attractions making photo stops at the King's Palace — a symbol of Malaysian sovereignty — as well as Merdeka Square (aka Independence Square) which features a panorama of fascinating buildings in an array of architectural styles. Your guide offers informative commentary on the city’s growing skyline whose ultra-modern structures tower above edifices with Indo-Moorish influence. Gaze up at the Islamic geometric patterns on the 88-story Petronas Twin Towers
From $31.00

Merdeka Square Tips (80)

Malaysian Pride in Independence

I had read a little about Dataran Merdeka, or Independence Square, also called Merdeka Square before arriving, and put it on my list of places to visit. My accommodation, Hotel Maison Boutique in the...
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HulaJoy
Jun 18, 2016

Merderka Square

In Merderka Square the Malaysian flag flies atop one of the highest poles I have ever seen. It was this flag that was raised on the country's first day of independence from Britain, hence its name in...
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antistar
Jun 27, 2015

Merdeka Square

The square is surrounded by historical buildings.The time I went The field was closed for maintenance..It is the usual venue for the National Day Parade.Malaysian Main Flag is Hoisted here.Across the...
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Paulm1987
Jun 13, 2015

Where Freedom reigned....

Malaysia took a different path to independence from Britain than did it neighbours. The process took longer, but on 31 August 1957, independence from colonial rule finally came - granted, not taken,...
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Orchid
Jan 02, 2015

Went back to the independence to malaysia.

Merdeka Square includes the Sultan Abdul Samad Building, St. Mary's Anglican Cathedral and the former National History Museum. It was the site of the August 31, 1957 proclamation declaring Malaysia's...
Indianatindal
Dec 02, 2014

KL Mayor invites you to a great FREE tour weekly

Hello World TravellersThere is this free guided tour from the Mayor of KL office which runs thrice weekly at the Dataran Merdeka area. It starts at the KL City Gallery Centre located near the tall...
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JasminKL
Oct 22, 2014

Independence Square

the Independence Square of Malaysia wherein in 1957 this was the place that marked the independence of Malaysia from colonial rule on 31 August 1957. It is here that the Union Jack was lowered and...
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machomikemd
Jul 02, 2014

The Queen Victoria Fountain.

The Queen Victoria Fountain is located on one of the corners of Merdeka Square, not far from the textile museum. It is an old ornamental fountain and drinking trough. It was imported into Kuala Lumpur...
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IreneMcKay
Mar 08, 2014

Merdeka Square, KL, Malaysia

Wandering around "Dataran Merdeka (Merdeka Square)" is a very interesting experience. This area had witnessed the British's Union Jack flag was lowered down and replaced by Malaysian's Jalur Gemilang...
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TrendsetterME
Jun 09, 2013

Public Libraries near Merdeka Square

There are two public libraries that opened for public during working hours near Merdeka Square in Kuala Lumpur. They are located next to the KL City Gallery near the Royal Selangor Club. If you like...
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DaHongHua
May 28, 2013

Mederka Square or Dataran Merdeka

Dataran Merdeka 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 (time: 12:00 AM) on August...
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DaHongHua
May 27, 2013

A 100 m tall flagpole at the Merdeka Square.

Merdeka Square is the place where the liberation from the British was declared in 1957. You can admire the tallest flagpole in the world, 100 m of height, at the southern end of the square.Along the...
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Askla
Dec 10, 2012
 
 
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Things to Do Near Merdeka Square

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Butterfly Park

Kuala Lumpur Butterfly Park is so beautiful place to visit. According to our tour guide there are more than 15,000 plants to give it the look and feel of a real rainforest. And there are nearly 6,000...
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Deer Park

The Lake Gardens are home to the Bird Park, Butterfly Park, Orchid Garden and Deer Park. The Deer park is the only one with free entrance so if you are on a budget it's nice to fit this ion with one...
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Dayabumi Building

The Dayabumi Complex is one of the major landmarks of Kuala Lumpur and was built on land that was previously the site of the Malayan Railway workshops and depots from the 1900s until 1981....
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Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC)

Travel with a dollar One dollar travel is possible. Believe me! There is a thing known as Currency Exchange Leverage. When I was in the UK, I used to enjoy the leverage of the British Pound’s...
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Suria KLCC

Malaysia has low prices, low taxes and lots of high quality retailers, so one of the obvious things to do here is shop. Kuala Lumpur does it best, and probably its most renowned shopping centre in the...
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Bukit Bintang District

Bukit Bintang is known as the New York of Kuala Lumpur! there is a huge shopping mall there with all the designer gear,Gucci,Calvin Klein.Armani, vans everything you can think off! ( o and for you...
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Getting to Merdeka Square

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Jalan Raja, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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