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Malaysia
Brunei

Tiny state in Borneo, sandwiched between Sarawak and Sabah. After it was a big regional player a few hundred years back, Brunei became rich upon the discovery of Oil in the 1940s. For a period time the Sultan of Brunei was the richest person in the world.

Ipoh

Ipoh is the apital of the state of Perak and the fourth largest city of peninsular Malaysia with a population of 760,000 (Metro area: 1.4 Mil). It is scenically located amoung karst limestone hills in the Kinta Valley, about 2 1/2 hours north of Kuala Lumpur. The city is somehow forgotten by most travellers in Malaysia, however it has a lot to offer with many colonial buildings and shophouses (it used to be a very rich city around the turn of the 19th century due to tin mining) and the nature (hills, caves) around. Among Malaysians it is known for good food like the popular Ipoh Chicken Rice.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tugu Negara (National Monument)

address: 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
kl-tugu-negara-national-monument.jpg, Tugu Negara is a monument in the Lake Gardens that commemorates those who died in Malaysia's wars.
Tugu Negara is a monument in the Lake Gardens that commemorates those who died in Malaysia's wars.

How to get to Tugu Negara:
Tugu Negara can be reach by foot in about 10-15min from Merdeka Square
The closest transport is the KL Hop-on Hop-off bus. From bus stop number 14 (Lake Gardens) it is a 5-min walk to Tugu Negara which is on the other side of Jalan Parlimen.

First Monument - the Cenotaph
first monument - the Cenotaph

second monument - bronce sculpture
the bronce sculpture of the second monument facing the high-rises of KL Sentral

Tugu Negara (National Monument) Tours:

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a shared 6-hour tour that covers the highlights of Kuala Lumpur such as Batu Caves, National Palace and many more

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