In the grounds of National Monument, this is among the biggest free-standing bronze sculptures in the world. This was sculpted by Felix de Weldon in 1966, who was the maker of the well-known Iwo Jima monument located in Washington D.C. National Monument is situated in KL and is merely a walking distance to Malaysian Houses of Parliament. 

The 7 soldiers on top of national monument are symbolizing sacrifice, courage, strength, vigilance, unity, suffering and leadership of individuals in Malaysia. Established in honour of those individuals who had fought and did not thrive in World War II as well as Emergency of Malaya, such monument remains on tranquil area enclosed a pool of water lilies and water fountains created of pewter. 

Next to the National Monument are Memorial Tun Razak and ASEAN Gardens which lodges the memorabilia of Malaysia's 2nd Prime Minster then Tun Abdul Razak Hussein. National Monument is n astounding area in Malaysia for tourists who desire an extraordinary experience. 

You will find 177 low cost accommodation choices obtainable for booking close to National Monument where 5-star hotels are even obtainable at affordable cost. 

A number of the more popular hotels here are Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel, Swiss-Garden Hotel Kuala Lumpur and Royale Chulan Hotel Kuala Lumpur. Discounted accommodations are usually popular for location and cleanliness. The entire hotels close to the National Monument have facilities such as online access-wireless, lift/elevator and laundry services. 

With the individuals who sacrificed their lives, the life of Malaysians would be a lot different and they could have remained slaves all through their existence. They are thankful for gaining back their freedom through the help of these honorable soldiers. Even not all who fought in the war are Malaysians still they people of today are indebted for the great efforts they have given. 

Every day at dawn, a soldier hoists the national flag then lowers it at dusk in order to demonstrate respect of fallen heroes. 

Apart from that, Warrior's Day is celebrated annually during July 31. As a demonstration of respect, the Prime Minster Yang di-Pertuan Agong, police and heads of military lay garlands at the National Monument. 

Ensure to bring your umbrella or something to protect you during hot weather and to prevent sunburn if you ready to pay a visit to the place eventually.

Opening Hours

7.00am - 6.00pm

Admission Fees

Free Admission

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