Market Square - Kuala Lumpur
Market Square is geographically located at latitude 3° 8' 50" North of the Equator and longitude 101° 41' 45" East of the Prime Meridian on the Map of Malaysia. Market Square or Medan Pasar and according to the locals, it has always been where the money is. In the late 1800s, it was a centre of gambling activities with a "casino cum market". The original township centred around Yap Ah Loy's large market and gambling sheds, close to the river confluence where the miners first landed. His house, a large wooden structure, was located at the Lebuh Pasar Besar end of the Square. In 1882, citing health reasons and claiming that the site was state land; Frank Swettenham wanted Yap Ah Loy's market and gambling sheds demolished. As a compromise, Yap Ah Loy removed his gambling sheds and was allowed to rebuild his market provided it had brick piers and a galvanized iron roof. These days, Banks surround Market Square. It is by Medan Pasar, J, near Pasar Besar, Lbh, near Silang, J, near Lbh Ampang, near Tun Hs Lee, J. The following locations related to it are represented by the nearest distances for a beam of light to travel and may not be nearest by road.
Winsin Hotel Chinatown is about 0.2km, Dragon Inn is about 0.3km, Ancasa Hotel is about 0.4km, Swiss Inn is about 0.4km, Puduraya Hotel is about 0.5km. These are places to stay (hotel, service apartment, inn) located near Market Square.
Central Market is about 0.2km, Sinar Kota is about 0.3km, Shophouses along Jalan Tun HS Lee is about 0.3km, Kotaraya is about 0.3km, KL General Post Office is about 0.4km. These are places to shop (shopping mall, shop houses) located near Market Square.
Market Square is about 0km, Shophouses along Jalan Hang Kasturi is about 0.2km, National Historical Muzium is about 0.2km, Butterfly Park is about 0.8km, Islamic Arts Museum is about 0.9km. These are places of interest (attraction) located near Market Square.
SEGi College KL is about 0.3km, SMK Confucian is about 0.6km, St Johns Primary School is about 0.6km, SJI KL is about 0.6km, SJK St John is about 0.6km. These are places of learning (school, college, university) located near Market Square.
Dataran Merdeka is about 0.3km, Small City Park is about 0.4km, Padang Merbuk is about 0.9km, Johor Technology Park is about 1km, KL Lake Gardens is about 1km. These are parks, playgrounds, open fields or commons located near Market Square.