Independence Square (Dataran Merdeka)

Field and Monument / Landmark
Jalan Raja, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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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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    Praba A.
    "Best Place To See Boost Malaysia Cars In Sat Nite :D"(13 Tips)
    Shazwani H.
    "best dataran tok lepak or santai or any big event.."(6 Tips)
    Azmir K.
    "Setting up for formula drift"(2 Tips)
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    "majestic Sultan Abdul Samad Building to the 95 metre flagpole"(3 Tips)
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  • Juliana Chou-Lambert

    Historical spot. 👍

    Juliana Chou-Lambert · 2 days ago
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  • Packet One Networks (P1)

    The Padang. Check out our Merdeka Walkabout: http://blog.p1.com.my/life-plus/merdeka-walkabout.htm

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  • Mon P.

    Great place for tourists to see old buildings in the area.

    Mon Phadungath · 1 week ago
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  • Mazin A.

    This's where if happened. U should come n see it at least one time

    Mazin Al Bukhari · 1 week ago
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  • Bentara Shuq'

    a good place for lepaking with family or friends... 😋

    Bentara Shuq' · July 29
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  • Fatin A.

    Great view,peaceful,listen to the sound of the clock

    Fatin Azman · July 22
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  • Mohd Eril I.

    Waiting for free iftar today.ngeee😆

    Mohd Eril Ismail · July 11
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  • Makkah Recipe

    As Salamualaikum Wa Rahmatullah! ........Semoga Kita Semua Berada Dibawah Rahmat Dan Hidayah Allah swt Senantiasa!.... Read more

    Makkah Recipe · July 2
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  • michelle

    Looks great at night. Although Putrajaya should be the place to hold official events, somehow they always turn back to this area. Causing massive traffic 😠

    michelle · June 28
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  • Aiman

    Historical building

    Aiman · June 16
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  • H S.

    Must visit place in Malaysia. Intersting to see

    H S · June 8
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  • nur syahira m.

    UNESCO day

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  • Rapiszal R.

    Malam2 lepak sini memang meriah lah

    Rapiszal Rusli · May 15
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  • Rapiszal R.

    Tempat bersejarah memang tempat yg mendamaikan

    Rapiszal Rusli · May 15
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  • Amir Afiq A.

    Uber’s a private car or rideshare from your smart phone. Use my promo code, uberamirafiq, and get FREE ride off your first Uber to avoid getting stress trying to find a parking spot and Jln Raja jam. Read more

    Amir Afiq Azmi · April 13
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  • Amir Afiq A.

    Uber’s a private car or rideshare from your smart phone. Use my promo code, uberamirafiq, and get FREE ride off your first Uber to avoid getting stress trying to find a parking spot and J. Raja jam. Read more

    Amir Afiq Azmi · April 13
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  • Rahmat O.

    Legend Landmark. Must Visit

    Rahmat Otonk · March 23
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  • Pit

    Ahad malam isnin untuk si rempit bermaharajalela.

    Pit · March 21
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  • Aisiah M.

    A big crowd waiting 12 Midnight - celebrate 31 August 2014..

    Aisiah Majid · March 7
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  • Khairul Muzammil R.

    Great place to spend some quality time outdoor with your family..

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  • Lai Min S.

    Have a stroll at night here.. quite safe and a quite nice night outing with family and friends here.. but it could be quite warm here.. light clothing is recommended..

    Lai Min Sum · January 18
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  • Bahar

    Try it at night

    Bahar · January 16
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  • Anastasiia K.

    Всегда заходите внутрь! Там 2 выставочных зала, можете увидеть что-то интересное:)

    Anastasiia Kurliuk · January 13
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  • IAM Group L.

    Great place to kill time. I've seen photographers taking shots here almost everyday.

    IAM Group Limited · January 12
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  • Andrew ONG

    Landmark of Kuala Lumpur. Venue for the annually Malaysia National Day(31st August) celebration parade as well as special events.

    Andrew ONG · December 30, 2014
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  • Guilherme T.

    Ótimas fotos mesclando construções modernas e antigas!

    Guilherme Torres · December 6, 2014
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  • Ibrahim M.

    Nothing much. Independence square. Explore the places around.

    Ibrahim Mahudhy · November 28, 2014
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  • Sharni Rohaizal M.

    Good for photography. The rest is nothing

    Sharni Rohaizal Mohd Saari · November 11, 2014
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  • Wan K.

    Still chilling here...

    Wan Khidir · November 6, 2014
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  • Ryūji Z.

    Nice photpgraph area

    Ryūji Zac · October 25, 2014
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  • Atikah A.

    Jom jumms. Ihihi

    Atikah AR · October 18, 2014
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  • Nur S.

    Bosan...!!!

    Nur Salam · October 16, 2014
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  • Sharni Rohaizal M.

    More lively after sunset.

    Sharni Rohaizal Mohd Saari · September 23, 2014
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  • Hazirah N.

    Obnoxiously screaming at the top of my lung bcs i'm hereeeee right now

    Hazirah Nisa · September 14, 2014
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  • Che Aiman C.

    lepaking at KL

    Che Aiman Che Zulkipli · September 14, 2014
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  • Hana

    the grass smells so bad after raining :x

    Hana · September 7, 2014
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  • Fatin Amanina

    Fit Malaysia !

    Fatin Amanina · September 7, 2014
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  • Shermal

    Still a beautiful place after all these years. However the field is kinda muddy so beware.

    Shermal · September 1, 2014
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  • Raymond M.

    Awesome place to visit during 31st August.

    Raymond Ming Ze · August 31, 2014
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  • Zue S.

    On the way Dataran Merdeka..

    Zue Shah · August 30, 2014
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  • Amir I.

    5⃣7⃣🔱👐👐

    Amir Iman · August 30, 2014
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  • Hun Boon T.

    Hari Merdeka Kali Ke 57

    Hun Boon Teo · August 30, 2014
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  • Norijah M.

    Tggu Org buat kerja...

    Norijah Md Noor · August 29, 2014
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  • Andika S.

    Kiri kanan kiri..

    Andika Sofian · August 27, 2014
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  • Haiqal M.

    Lepak lagi mlm ni..

    Haiqal Mustafa · August 24, 2014
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  • Shafiq A.

    There's a difference between Stadium Merdeka and Dataran Merdeka. Stadium is where we declare our independence.

    Shafiq Al-Fateh · August 23, 2014
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  • Makkah Recipe

    This is a place where Malaysian declared independence... Jangan lupa...➜ Subscribe Channel Youtube Kami: http://www.youtube.com/user/MakkahRecipe

    Makkah Recipe · August 20, 2014
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  • Puterry N.

    I'm here yaw!

    Puterry Najiihah · August 19, 2014
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  • muhd o.

    Doa reciting for people of Palestine and Gaza

    muhd othman · August 15, 2014
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  • Sayyid.Ocen®

    Pernah berlangsung majlis mulia yg menghimpunkan ribuan jiwa Islam utk sama-sama memuji Allah dan bersalawat keatas baginda Nabi salaLlahu 'alaihi wasallam.

    Sayyid.Ocen® · August 15, 2014
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