Dataran Merdeka | KL Gallery | Merdeka Square KL Malaysia| | Travel Malaysia

Dataran Merdeka | KL Gallery | Merdeka Square KL Malaysia| | Travel Malaysia

Merdeka Square is a square located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is situated in front of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building. Literally Independence Square, it was formerly known as the Selangor Club Padang or simply the “Padang” and was used as the cricket green of the Selangor Club

At Dataran Merdeka, the British Union Jack was lowered for the last time at midnight on 30 August 1957 when the clock started chiming, and the Malayan flag then hoisted for the first time.

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