Tugu Negara or the National Monument is a massive bronze sculpture built in 1963 as a memorial to the soldiers who gave up their lives in Malaysia's struggle for freedom against the Japanese during World War II and the Malayan Emergency from 1948 until 1960

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Tugu Negara, Kuala Lumpur

Tugu Negara or the National Monument is a massive bronze sculpture built in 1963 as a memorial to the soldiers who gave up their lives in Malaysia's struggle for freedom against the Japanese during World War II and the Malayan Emergency from 1948 until 1960.

Tugu Negara or the National Monument is a massive bronze sculpture built in 1963 as a memorial to the soldiers who gave up their lives in Malaysia's struggle for freedom against the Japanese during World War II and the Malayan Emergency from 1948 until 1960. It depicts seven soldiers holding the Malaysian flag, each symbolising one of seven qualities; unity, strength, leadership, sacrifice, courage, suffering and vigilance. It was sculpted by Felix de Weldon, who sculpted the famed Iwo Jima Memorial statue in Virginia, United States.


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About Tugu Negara

 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tugu Negara and Nearby Sights on Map

Merdeka Square

Merdeka Square, earlier known as the Selangor Club Padang, holds a significant place in Malaysian history as the place where the Union Jack was lowered for last time and Malaysian flag was raised for the first time on 31st August 1957, liberating the country from foreign rule and establishing it as a sovereign republic

Sultan Abdul Samad Building

The Sultan Abdul Samad Building on Merdeka Square houses the offices of the Ministry of Information, Communications and Culture of Malaysia

Masjid India Bazaar

The covered Masjid India Bazaar stretches out from LRT Masjid Jamek towards Little India, with stalls selling miscellaneous cheap items and mouthwatering delicacies

Jamek Mosque

The stately Masjid Jamek is one of the oldest mosques in Kuala Lumpur constructed in 1909

Masjid Jamek

Sogo Shopping Complex

The Sogo Shopping Complex offers 10 floors of shopping, dining and entertainment

Pertama Complex

The Pertama Complex opened in 1976 as Kuala Lumpur's very first shopping mall, and is still good for cheap shoes, leather ware and other knick-knacks

Sze Ya Temple

Sze Ya, the oldest Chinese temple in Kuala Lumpur built in 1882, is dedicated to Shen Kong, the guardian deity for the local Chinese miners

Campbell Complex

The Campbell Complex is a good shopping centre to buy textiles

Kuala Lumpur Chinatown

Chinatown in Petaling Street is a riot of color and energy, with lots of Chinese goods, food and souvenirs stalls