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One glance around Merdeka Square will show off the jigsaw of Kuala Lumpur’s central district, awash with towering modern skyscrapers and traditional colonial architecture alike. Waving palm fronds, arches, and a wide, open sky make for scenic photographic opportunities. This was the site of the first hoisting of the Malaysian flag, which echoes the significance of its name all the more, as it stands for ‘freedom’ or ‘independence’. The area surrounding Merdeka Square is strewn with important buildings, including consulates, galleries, and various headquarters, churches, and government ministries.

  • Marvel at the Moorish-inspired architecture of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building government building in Merdeka Square, which becomes beautifully illuminated at night and is the site of many official celebrations and parades.
  • Take an immersive tour of the Kuala Lumpur Gallery, which showcases the cultural heritage and historical development of the city of Kuala Lumpur, as well as magnificent models of future development plans.
  • Explore the vast collection of literature and archives at the popular Kuala Lumpur Library, which is also home to a Virtual Reality Centre full of educational material on anatomy and marine life.

Merdeka Square is centrally located within the Malaysian city of Kuala Lumpur. You can ride the U11 bus to the Bank Agro, Lebuh Pasar Besar bus station, which drops you off just down the street from Merdeka Square. To the north of the square, this same bus (U11) can drop you off across the bridge at Dataran Merdeka, Jalan Raja bus station, which is likewise a very short walk. Of course, you could always hire a taxi to take you to the site, as everyone in here knows where it is.

Hotels near Merdeka Square

130 hotels near Merdeka Square

1 Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur

5 stars
4.6 / 5 29 reviews

11 Jalan Sultan Ismail Map

Shangri-La Hotel Kuala Lumpur seamlessly combines natural beauty and modern advances through top-notch business and leisure facilities nestled on lush tropical gardens right in the heart of the... More

2 Hilton Kuala Lumpur

5 stars
4.9 / 5 16 reviews

3 Jalan Stesen Sentral Map

Providing luxurious accommodations set in the city centre, Hilton Kuala Lumpur hotel makes for an ideal base for discerning tourists visiting the lively Malaysian capital. Travellers at this modern... More

3 Swiss-Garden Residences Kuala Lumpur

4 stars
3.8 / 5 16 reviews

117, Jalan Pudu Map

Hotel makes for an ideal business and leisure base in Kuala Lumpur with its chic accommodations and avant-garde facilities. Tourists can enjoy a worthwhile visit to the nearby National Planetarium... More

4 Pacific Regency Hotel Suites

5 stars
4.1 / 5 35 reviews

KH TOWER, JALAN PUNCHAK, OFF JALAN P.RAMLEE Map

With contemporary accommodations set near Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Pacific Regency Hotel Suites makes for a convenient base for corporate and leisure travellers in the vibrant Malaysia... More

5 Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur

5 stars
4.5 / 5 35 reviews

2 Jalan Stesen Sentral Map

Providing deluxe accommodations and central location, Le Meridien Kuala Lumpur Hotel makes for an ideal retreat for urbane travellers visiting Kuala Lumpur. This sophisticated hotel features the... More

6 Hotel 99 Pudu

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

NO. 44A-44B JALAN PUDU, Map

Hotel 99 Pudu is a highly affordable hotel, provides standard facilities befitting star-rated hotels as well as impeccable services with great care. Our service staffs are trained to shower our... More

7 Swiss-Garden Hotel Kuala Lumpur

4 stars
4.1 / 5 127 reviews

117 Jalan Pudu Map

Swiss-Garden Hotel Kuala Lumpur invites travellers to quality accommodations in a homey ambience set within convenient distance from must-see attractions in the Malaysia capital. While corporate... More

8 Ramada Plaza Dua Sentral Kuala Lumpur

4 stars
4.2 / 5 9 reviews

8 Jalan Tun Sambanthan Map

Featuring upscale spaces situated in a central location, BEST WESTERN PREMIER Dua Sentral makes for a suitable starting point for discerning vacationers in Malaysia capital. Travellers at this... More

9 Quality Hotel City Centre Kuala Lumpur

4 stars
3.0 / 5 46 reviews

Jalan Raja Laut Map

Travellers exploring the Malaysia capital find convenient and comfortable base at Quality Hotel City Centre Kuala Lumpur with its central location, value-added services and traditional hospitality.... More

10 Royale Bintang Hotel Kuala Lumpur

4 stars
3.7 / 5 62 reviews

17-21 Jalan Bukit Bintang Map

The Royale Bintang Hotel Kuala Lumpur attracts both business and leisure travellers. Guests can enjoy shopping at Low Yat Plaza, Central Market or at Pavilion Mall, which consists of a retail mall,... More