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National Monument

KUALA LUMPUR

LANDMARKS & ARCHITECTURE

The National Monument is a 48,562 sq meter space with 5 major components. The componentsare the monument, the pavilion, the surrounding gardens, the fountains and the war memorial.The National Monument was designed by an American architect named Felix de Weldon whoalso designed the famous Iwo Jima Memorial. Every year on 31st of July, the Yang Di-PertuanAgong, the Prime Minister as well as the heads of military and police pay their respects to theheroes who have fought so hard to free our country from the clenches of foreign occupation.

It is the world's tallest bronze freestanding sculpture grouping.[1] Every year on 31 July onWarriors' Day, the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, the Prime Minister, and the heads of the MalaysianArmed Forces and the Royal Malaysia Police pay their respects to the fallen heroes by layinggarlands at the monument.

The National Monument was completed and officially opened on 8 February 1966, by IsmailNasiruddin of Terengganu, then Yang di-Pertuan Agong. It was proclaimed a memorial parkdedicated to the 11,000 people who died during the 12-year Malayan Emergency (1948–1960).Thereafter, a wreath-laying ceremony takes place at the monument every 31 July on WarriorsDay. De Weldon was later conferred with the title Tan Sri, the Malaysian equivalent of ahigh-ranking knighthood.

On 27 August 1975, the monument suffered extensive damage due to an explosion set off by acommunist terrorist. It has since been restored to its original state with the renovated statuesunveiled on 11 May 1977. A fence was then erected and the complex was declared a protectedarea between sunset and dawn. Every day at dawn, a soldier raises the national flag and lowersit at dusk.