National Monument was designed by the famous sculptor, Felix de Weldon, this 15.54m high bronze monument was constructed in 1966 to honour the country's fallen heroes during the Communist in surgency. It is one of the largest freestanding sculptures in the world. In 1975, the monument suffered extensive damage due to an explosion set off by a communist terrorist. It has since been restored to its original state. National Monument is near Exit To J Parlimen; is near Parlimen, J; is near Ramp To J Duta; is near Sultan Salahuddin, P; is near Cenderamulia, J; is near Exit To J Duta (n); is near Mahameru Hwy (s); is near Cenderawasih, J; National Monument is geographically located at latitude(3.1489 degrees) 3° 8' 56" North of the Equator and longitude (101.6837 degrees) 101° 41' 1" East of the Prime Meridian on the Map of Kuala Lumpur.
The locations related to National Monument are represented by the nearest distances for a beam of light to travel and may not be nearest by road. For example, National Monument is located 103 metres from Tugu Negara. National Monument is located 130 metres from ASEAN Sculpture Garden. National Monument is located 143 metres from Parking Tugu Negara. National Monument is located 195 metres from Lake Club. National Monument is located 255 metres from Toilets Tasik Perdana.
|Featured Places Of Interest Located Nearby|
|KL Orchid Garden is located 0.7 Kilometres away from National Monument. KL Orchid Garden - 2 Photo(s) Featured.|
|Tun Abd Razak Memorial is located 0.9 Kilometres away from National Monument. Tun Abd Razak Memorial - 1 Photo(s) Featured.|
|Wisma Ekran is located 0.9 Kilometres away from National Monument. Wisma Ekran - 1 Photo(s) Featured.|
Carcosa Seri Negara 0.5km, Istana Tetamu 0.8km, Swiss Hotel 1.3km, are places to stay (hotel, service apartment, inn) located near National Monument.
KL General Post Office 1.3km, Kwsp 1.3km, Central Market 1.4km, are places to shop (shopping mall, shop houses) located near National Monument.
Civil Service Museum 0.4km, Butterfly Park 0.7km, Bird Park 0.8km, are places of interest (attraction) located near National Monument.
SJK Sultan Hishamudin Alam Shah 1km, Institute of Microelectronic 1.1km, SMK Bukit Bandaraya 1.5km, are places of learning (school, college, university) located near National Monument.
ASEAN Sculpture Garden 0.1km, Playground Tasik Perdana 0.3km, Park Castle Playground 0.4km, are parks, playgrounds, open fields or commons located near National Monument.