Kuala Lumpur is a very picturesque city and if you love photography, this is the place to be! Kuala Lumpur monuments is also a great photography subject. The first Kuala Lumpur monuments that you will enjoy visiting is the National Monument or Tugu Negara.
The bronze soldiers, the pool with fountain, the crescent-shaped pavillion, the cenotaph and the gardens at the National Monument are definitely worth checking.
Not far from Kuala Lumpur, you can also visit some other interesting monuments such as the Millenium Monument in the neighbouring Putrajaya, the Selangor State Monument and the Kris Monument, as well as the historical Kota Darul Ehsan.
Standing majestically to symbolize pride, Kuala Lumpur monuments have been erected for various purposes — to honour the sacrifices of the fallen, or to display the identity of the country. The monuments carry so much of elaborated meaning and history behind its structure that you’re sure to be awed with such a spectacular view.
National Monument Kuala Lumpur | Tugu Negara Kuala Lumpur
The National Monument Kuala Lumpur or Tugu Negara was built to recognise and honour those who gave up their lives in the cause for peace and freedom, particularly during the nation’s struggle against the threat of Communism (the period of Emergency).
Millenium Monument | Tugu Alaf Baru
The Millenium Monument Putrajaya is perhaps one of the most well-kept secrets of Putrajaya. You can’t even find it in Putrajaya’s official website! The obelisk-like, amber-coloured monument was built as a timeline, marking Malaysia’s historical milestones from the Malacca sultanate’s formation, through independence, and the present day.
Kota Darul Ehsan
Kota Darul Ehsan is a marble arch symbolizing the border on Malaysian Federal Highway between the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur and Malaysian state of Selangor. Erected on route 2, it is the biggest arch in Malaysia. You are most likely to drive past the arch on your way from Kuala Lumpur to Petaling Jaya, or vice versa.