A colossal gold-painted statue of Murugan, made from reinforced concrete and 140 feet (42.7 metres) in height, stands near the base of a flight of 272 steps.
What is the name of the statue in Malaysia?
The National Monument is a sculpture that commemorates those who died in Malaysia’s struggle for freedom, principally against the Japanese occupation during World War II and the Malayan Emergency, which lasted from 1948 until 1960. It is located in the Federal capital, Kuala Lumpur.
What is the value of Kuala Lumpur Golden Buddha?
At US$1,400 per troy ounce, the gold in the statue (18 karat) is estimated to be worth 250 million dollars.
What is inside Batu Caves?
Batu Caves’ jagged limestone hillside is home to three main caverns. The largest and most popular is known as Temple Cave, which has a ceiling over 300 feet high. Inside the lit cave, you will find various Hindu shrines and ornate depictions bringing legends to life.
Why we must go to National Monument?
National Monuments play a particularly important role in maintaining the integrity of archaeological sites in the American West and preserving important Native American artifacts.