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Tugu Negara - Malaysias National Monument (rear view)

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. The Malaysian Houses of Parliament is situated near the monument.

It is the world's tallest bronze freestanding sculpture grouping. Every year on July 31 on Warriors' Day, the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, the Prime Minister and heads of military and the police pay their respects to the fallen heroes by laying garlands at the monument. (wiki)

 

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Camera:Nikon D700

Lens: Sigma 12.0-24.0 mm f/4.5-5.6

Aperture:f/4.5

Exposure Time:1/4000 sec

Focal Length:12mm

ISO:200

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Taken on April 11, 2012