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Jalan Taming Sari | Lake Gardens, Kuala Lumpur 50480, Malaysia
+60 3-9235 4848
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The monument grounds are simple and inviting with pools of water and fountains but the statues of the soldier were designed by and American and the soldier look American.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank fsdukejr
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is in the city and is an important sight seeing place. The monument is situated in the center of a water body and looks elegant. History surrounding this monument is also appealing. It is a symbol of sacrifice. The beautiful gold colored domes representing...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Usha65
Reviewed 1 week ago

this monument is worth seeing place in KL. one can know the history of the city .surrounded by water

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 933anil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The national monument is on a small hill along jalan Parlemen opposite the entrance to the Botanical gardens. The bronze sculpture consists of seven men, most of them with guns and determined looks. The artist Felix de Weldon was an Australian American who made it...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Robert937
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Set in a water feature with a garden walk as you exit the site. A stunning monument marking the sacrifice made by Malaysia during the second world war. Reminds us of the memorial in Washington DC for the US forces in the Pacific war, equally...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pauldr62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

nicely done, love the sculpture, very imposing and impressive, not too far from the city so it should be visited

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Shereen M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It is a monument dedicated for the fallen soldiers. It is beautifully made and is in centre of water body. A Photostop

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank G2designin
Reviewed 17 January 2019

This landmark of Malaysia depicts the World War and our tribute to fallen heroes. The majestic and never failing to awe work of art was once bombed and replaced again. A must visit for every tourist.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

A peaceful and beautiful place. Incredible statues and beautiful gardens. A must see if you’re visiting Kuala Lumpur.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JanP888
Reviewed 8 January 2019

The whole monument is set in a lovely garden, with a pool surrounding the sculpture, which is on top of a promontory over looking the city. It is definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from JoseDW | Reviewed this property |
The monument itself takes 5-10 min. The area around it is nice to walk and close to the botanical, bird, and butterfly park. So that would take half a day.