Dataran Mahkota

Central Square


The centre of attention


A stunning landscaped centre-piece anchors all components of Kota Iskandar, engaging visitors, tourists and civil servants in an informal and relaxed atmosphere. Dataran Mahkota is the focal point of Kota Iskandar and symbolically reflecting the people’s faith in the one God.


Conceived in the manner of a traditional town square, Dataran Mahkota defies convention with its strong emphasis on soothing greens, refreshing foliage and water features. Connecting the two landmark buildings – the State Legislative Assembly Building (Bangunan Sultan Ismail) and the Office of the Chief Minister & Secretariat (Bangunan Dato’ Jaafar Muhammad), it is the perfect venue for formal state functions. With this in mind, 5 components were incorporated into its design: welcoming mounds, ceremonial grounds, central water plaza, heritage wall and amphitheatre.