Merdeka Square

Kuala Lumpur Tourist Information and Travel Guide

Merdeka Square (Dataran Merdeka) is a city square in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It was at this historic location back in 1957 that Britain's Union Jack flag was lowered and Malaysia's flag was hoisted.

Each year on August 31st, an annual celebration is held at this historic site.

Merdeka Square in Kuala Lumpur
Merdeka Square in Kuala Lumpur

Merdeka Square is located near KL's beautiful Sultan Abdul Samad Building. Other nearby attractions include the KL Public Library and KL City Gallery.

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