Dataran Merdeka (Independence Square) is the historical place where the Union Flag was lowered and the Malayan flag was raised for the very first time at the struck of midnight of 31st August 1957, marking the end of colonial era and the start of a new, independent country. Dataran Merdeka has been the venue to celebrate Malaysia's Independence annually ever since. The most notable feature of the square is the 95m flag pole, the tallest flag pole in the world. Dataran Merdeka is located exactly opposite the Sultan Abdul Samad Building, a beautifully crafted, historical building and right beside the Royal Selangor Club. You can also visit St. Mary’s Anglican Church nearby. Masjid Jamek is also within walking distance from Dataran Merdeka.
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KL Tower is the seventh tallest telecommunication tower in the world and the tallest in Southeast Asia. It stands at 421m and it also stands within Bukit Nanas Forest Reserve. If you are adventurous, observe Kuala Lumpur from the observation deck or challenge KL Tower's reputation as World Basejump Centre. If you are a natural lover, you can explore the beauty of flora and fauna in the forest reserve. There are also a lot of other fun activities KL Tower has in store for you. To name a few, there are Aquarium, Eco Tourism, Pony Ride, XD Theatre, Animal Zone and F1 Stimulator Zone. You can also alight here for Menara Pan Global and Menara Taipan.
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Within Kuala Lumpur City Centre area, tall, prominent buildings have been built in the middle of bustling KL visitors. But perhaps the most eye-catching building is Petronas Twin Towers. Standing at 451.9 metres, it houses offices, and SuriaKLCC shopping centre is right at its foot. You can walk figuratively on air, via the Skybridge between the two towers. You can also visit Aquaria KLCC, Suria KLCC, KL City Park and Petrosains. These fun places are perfect for a family day out.
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In addition to its function as the station for KTM Komuter service and KTM Intercity service, KTM Kuala Lumpur is also a notable landmark as a result of perfect blend of Western and Eastern architecture. Its design is often compared to that of Sultan Abdul Samad building. You can also visit Bangunan KTM Berhad which also shares colonial style architecture.
Malaysia Tourism Centre (MaTiC) is a one stop tourist centre. it is the best place to go to get necessary information to go around Kuala Lumpur. In addition to its role to assist tourists, MaTiC building itself is both an architectural and historical landmark. Its architecture is typically colonial reflecting the1930s era during which it was built. MaTiC offers various services and facilities, including the Tourist Information Counter, Tourist Police Counter, Internet access to its tourism e-portal, Money Changer, Karyaneka and Hop On and Hop Off Ticket Counter. Neighbouring buildings - Wisma Equity, Petronas Twin Tower and Menara Public Bank
For further information, visit http://www.matic.gov.my/
You can alight here for Chow Kit wet market. Also, you can alight here to board Monorail and go to places like Titiwangsa, KL Sentral, and Bukit Bintang. Buildings near Monorel Chow Kit includes Grand Seasons Hotel, Hotel Putra Muda and Hotel Sahara.
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You can alight here to board Monorail and go to places like Titiwangsa, KL Sentral, and Bukit Bintang. From Monorel Medan Tunku, you can also walk to LUpeichun Japan Education Centre, B Ucstam, Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur and Prescott Hotel KL. You can also alight here for LRT Dang Wangi.
Muzium Negara (National Museum) was inspired by Malaysia's Independence on 31st of August 1957, and its construction was finally completed in 1963. Muzium Negara houses thousands of ancient artifacts and records that mold Malaysia into what we are in the modern era today. Muzium Negara's gallery is divided into four chronological phases, namely Prehistory, The Malay Kingdoms, Colonial Era and Malaysia Today. One of the most fascinating artifact in the gallery is perhaps the Perak Man, the oldest and near intact human skeleton in South East Asia, aged approximately 10000 – 11000 years old. You can also find some statutes and replicas of historica figures and places exhibited outside the building. You can also alight here for Taman Tasik Perdana and Planetarium Negara.
For further information, visit www.muziumnegara.gov.my/
In 1984, Jabatan Telekom Malaysia (JTM) decided to reconstruct an 80-year-old colonial building to become Muzium Telekom. Muzium Telekom was officially opened to public on 3rd June 1994. Most materials and collection exhibited here were contributed by TM itself. However, some of the materials are also contributed by bodies such as Malaysia's Antiquity and Museum Department, National Archive Department and National Library Department. Muzium Telekom also houses meeting rooms and conference room to be rented out. Library and cafeteria are also available and are open to public. Nearby buildings include St John's Church and Menara Maybank.
For further information visit http://www.muziumtelekom.com.my/