Merdeka Square

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Merdeka Square information

Location
Merdeka Square & Chinatown , Malaysia
Getting there
Tram: Masjid Jamek
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The huge open square where Malaysian independence was declared in 1957 is ringed by heritage buildings and dominated by an enormous flagpole and fluttering Malaysian flag. In the British era, the square was used as a cricket pitch.