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National Monument

Jalan Tamingsari | Lake Gardens, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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  • Average24%
  • Poor2%
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“fallen soldiers” (18 reviews)
“their lives” (17 reviews)
“war memorial” (16 reviews)
Jalan Tamingsari | Lake Gardens, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed yesterday

Very Clean and quiet, great design, Great sense of the history of how Malaysia became a Nation, very enlightening. Very beautiful Landscaping and water features. a must see when in Kuala Lumpur. Not really a tourist attraction, it's just a Great National Monument to check...More

Thank jthayer219
Reviewed 3 days ago

It is a quiet and beautiful place to visit, nice landscaped gardens surrounding it too. The architecture and design of the walkway is small but intricate with the hundreds of different insignias of all the different platoons and regiment who were involved in the war....More

Thank juneitajohari
Reviewed 1 week ago

Need sprucing up but a good place to visit to get a sense of how Malaysia was born. Across the main entrance is a staircase which leads you to an excellent Malay mixed-rice restaurant. The have one of the best fish head curry. Closed on...More

Thank Aida Marie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The National Monument at Lake Gardens is on the itinerary of just about every tour of Kuala Lumpur. Most Western travelers would have some insight to actions from WWII but, this classic monument brings home the sacrifices of other conflicts that one might not readily...More

Thank ahlewis2002
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is little far away from city but well maintained and in memory of great soldier, everybody's must visit once.

Thank Naresh K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to start your day before walking through the botanical gardens. A beautiful monument to fallen heroes.

Thank _dcathro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very well maintained monument. Built in honor of the hero's who sacrificed their life for Freedom.

Thank Sriram L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice garden of reflection, and setting. Truly awful 1960s statue. Clearly a required stop for Chinese tourists so very busy - be prepared!

Thank JarvisBoots
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was there 50 years ago on R & R from Vietnam while serving in the Marine Corps in an Combined Action Program helping the South Vietnamese people.

Thank Myron G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The central monument is beautiful set in a peaceful area and gardens. Well worth a visit. Wasn't crowded.

Thank Susan G
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5 December 2016|
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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.

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