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Lord Murugan Statue, Malaysia

From series “The Most Grandiose Statues and Monuments”
Year: 2006. Height: 42.7 meters.

In Malaysia, in the immediate vicinity of the city of Kuala Lumpur, there is the statue of the god Murugan. It's located next to another famous tourist attraction in the region, Batu Caves. Opening of the monument took place in 2006. Its height is 42.7 meters. The monument looks very impressive. About 250 tons of steel and about 1 500 cubic meters of concrete were used to construct the statue. It took 300 liters of the gold paint to decorate the monument.

Lord Murugan Statue, Malaysia The statue of god Murugan is the highest religious sculpture in Malaysia. That's the personification of the great Hindu god Murugan. Not far from the statue, there is the most famous Hindu temple of the country, so it's not surprising that these places attract not only curious tourists, but pilgrims.

More than 30 prominent local experts were hired to create this sculpture. There were not only builders and sculptors, but artists among them. It took them three years to build the monument. The final stage of construction was painting. Since opening of the sculpture, hundreds of people come here to visit and admire the unique temple every day. Many of them are tourists. In recent years, the record attendance level was reached that is 800 people per day. Next - Genghis Khan Statue

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Lord Murugan Statue - interactive map

Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'PETRONAS (NGV) - Taman Samudra, Batu Caves' located in 0.89 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Proton Edar' is located in 1.16 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'petronas samudera,batu caves' in 0.05 km
Supermarket: 'Pasar Mini Usaha Asju' in 0.25 km
Parking: 'Open Parking Jalan Sg 1/2 Sri Gombak' in 1.64 km
Apotheek: 'Guardian' in 0.33 km
Police station: 'Balai Polis Prima Sri Gombak' in 1.77 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Amutha' in 0.13 km
Railway station: 'Batu Caves' in 0.28 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport SZB - in 19 km
 »  Kuala Lumpur International Airport KUL - in 53 km
 »  Batu Berendam Airport MKZ - in 125 km
 »  Sultan Azlan Shah Airport IPH - in 161 km
 »  Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Airport KUA - in 179 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Lord Murugan Statue

Batu Cave Business Hotel

Located in 0 km from Lord Murugan Statue
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Rooms: 20
Batu Cave Business Hotel is 4.5 km from Selayang Mall and 5.6 km from Jusco Metro Prima Shopping Centre. Kuala Lumpur International Airport Low Cost … More: photo, rates and booking
My Home Hotel @ Prima Sri Gombak

Located in 1 km from Lord Murugan Statue
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Rooms: 38
Decorated in white and red tones, air-conditioned rooms with tiled flooring are equipped with a flat-screen TV and desk. Hotel facilities include a … More: photo, rates and booking
Smile Hotel Selayang Point

Located in 2 km from Lord Murugan Statue
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Rooms: 40
Smile Hotel Selayang Point is a 10-minute drive from Selayang Mall. Batu Cave Temple is a 15-minute drive away. Basic, air-conditioned rooms are … More: photo, rates and booking
Casa Villa Selayang Batu Caves

Located in 3 km from Lord Murugan Statue
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Rooms: 35
Located a 25-minute drive from Kuala Lumpur City Centre and the popular Pavilion Shopping Mall, the hotel is also a 10-minute drive to the Selayang … More: photo, rates and booking

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10 km - Berjaya Times Square
The real point of interest in Kuala Lumpur is the mall "Berjaya Times Square". It is placed in two towers and is very interesting from the architectural point of view. Apart from shops and gastronomical stores a huge hotel for 1 200 rooms is placed here. There you can …
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
11 km - Kuala Lumpur Sentral
The building of the old railway station has placed right in the centre of Kuala Lumpur. This building is in a list of outstanding historical monuments of the city. This elegant colonial building was finished in 1910 by the project of an English architect – Arthur …
Sunway Lagoon Water Park
20 km - Sunway Lagoon Water Park
The capital of Malaysia also has a water park that is worthy of attention even of the most demanding travelers. Sunway Lagoon is a great place for families. Facilities feature an impressive scale. The place is famous for nice decorations in the traditional style. There …
Interactive Park i-City
21 km - Interactive Park i-City
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Genting Skyway
34 km - Genting Skyway
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Top destination around Lord Murugan Statue - Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is a city in Malaysia that is located on the south-east of Malay Peninsula in a beautiful valley surrounded by mountains. Kuala Lumpur is an ultramodern megalopolis, a large Asian industrial and cultural center that has got its modern look within just 10 years. The city organically combines technologies of Western countries and mysterious East.

Kuala Lumpur features tropical climate. The average yearly temperature of air here estimates +27C with relative humidity of 96%. It rains often in Kuala Lumpur.

If someone thinks the city looks more like a desert, he/she is wrong. Kuala Lumpur simply dives in greenery. Around twenty years ago best landscape designers have created projects of several green parks that have been laid out on banks of the picturesque lake. Today Garden of Orchids, Garden of Butterflies, Garden of Birds, and Garden of Deer are popular city’s destinations for rest. In the Garden of Deer you can see a rare animal – mouse deer. It is approximately as big as a cat and lives exclusively in this part of South-East of Asia.
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