National Monument, Kuala Lumpur

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Remember those who died in the struggle for Malaysian freedom by visiting National Monument, depicting a group of soldiers bearing the Malaysian flag. One of the largest freestanding bronze sculptures in the world, the memorial features several figures, representing vigilance, unity, leadership, courage, strength, sacrifice, and suffering. A simple stone cenotaph and a tranquil sculpture garden lie adjacent to the monument. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to National Monument and many more Kuala Lumpur attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Kuala Lumpur itinerary planner.
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  • August 14, 2017
    Visited the Peringatan Megara at KL. Monument made to commemorate soldiers who sacrificed their lives in WWII and Malaysian struggle for independence. Serene place with no entrance charges. Ideal plac...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    It is interesting to go here on a cool day only because there is a beautiful pool at the very top of the park. Make sure to bring a water bottle with you as you will definitely going to need the tempe...  more »
  • August 6, 2017
    Included in our trip was the National Monument what an amazing statue all made out of bronze and so huge it must have taken years to complete this is a must to see  more »

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