National Heroes Square (Malaysia)

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National Heroes Square
Dataran Pahlawan Negara
Malaysia
National Heroes Square.JPG
For Malaysian military dead at all wars
Unveiled 2016
Location Putrajaya, Malaysia
Designed by Malaysian Public Works Department (JKR)

The National Heroes Square (Malay: Dataran Pahlawan Negara) is a monument and war memorial in Putrajaya, Malaysia. The memorial is located at Precinct 1 to replace the National Monument (Tugu Negara) as a venue of Warriors Day (Hari Pahlawan).[1] The Heroes Square is laid down in a similar pattern to that of Horse Guards Parade.

History[edit]

Completed on 2016, it is the location of the celebration of Warriors Day every year in Malaysia in accordance with the ruling of the National Fatwa Council in 1998 and the latest in April 2009. Also, the new square held its first ever Trooping the Colour the same year.

Features[edit]

  • Main Square
  • Malaysian War Memorial Pavilion (Pavilion Memorial Peringatan Perang)
  • Malaysian Armed Forces and Police Museum (Muzium Angkatan Tentera Malaysia dan Polis Diraja Malaysia)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 41°59′46″N 21°25′54″E / 41.9961°N 21.4317°E / 41.9961; 21.4317