The Sultan Abdul Samad Building
, built at 1897 with Moorish features, clock tower and copper domes. Beautifully illuminate at night, this well-known landmark for the British administration. It is now the venue of the Supreme and High Courts.
Opposite is the Independance Square ( Padang Merdeka )
. Here the national flag flies atop 100m flagpole, the tallest in the world. Within the square is a field fronting the Royal Selangor Club
where Malaysians converge every year to celebrate independance. Formerly known as the Padang Kelab Selangor
(Selangor Club Field), it was extensively used for cricket, hockey, tennis and rugby mathes.