Merdeka Square

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 17 November 2015 The 200-meter long field is the site where Malaysia proclaimed its merdeka (freedom or independence) on August 31, 1957. Today, Merdeka Square is the venue for the country’s annual Merdeka Parade or Independence Day celebration, aside from hosting various rock concerts. The square is surrounded by remnants of the continue reading : Merdeka Square

Independence Square

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 24 April 2015 Merdeka Square or Independence Square, also known as the Dataran Merdeka, is one of Kuala Lumpur’s most important landmarks. The name Dataran stands for Square while Merdeka means Independence. The square is the place where the Malaysian Flag was first raised which marked the end of the British rule. continue reading : Independence Square