Sultan Azlan Shah Gallery

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Sultan Azlan Shah Gallery
Galeri Sultan Azlan Shah
Istana Ulu Kuala Kangsar.jpg
General information
TypeGallery
LocationKuala Kangsar, Perak, Malaysia
Opening9 December 2003

The Sultan Azlan Shah Gallery (Malay: Galeri Sultan Azlan Shah) is a gallery in Kuala Kangsar, Perak, Malaysia.[1][2]

History[edit]

The gallery building was originally built in 1898 and completed in 1903 to be used as the residence of Perak Sultan Idris Shah I. The creation of the gallery came from the idea of Perak Sultan Azlan Shah. The Perak State Government approved the construction of the gallery on 13 June 2001. The construction of the gallery commenced on 30 November 2001 and completed on 15 April 2003. The gallery was officially opened on 9 December 2003[3]

Architecture[edit]

The gallery is housed at the Ulu Palace building. The building was made from wood carving inspired by the natural plants within the surrounding region. Rock carving was made by craftsmen according to the consent of Sultan Idris Shah I. The architecture design of the building has common features from the National Palace, Ipoh High Court and Ipoh railway station buildings.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Administrator. "Galeri Sultan Azlan Shah - Laman Web Rasmi Galeri Sultan Azlan Shah".
  2. ^ "Istana Ulu (Galeri Sultan Azlan Shah), Kuala Kangsar".
  3. ^ http://www.mpkkpk.gov.my/galeri-sultan-azlan-shah

Coordinates: 4°45′58.1″N 100°56′52.9″E / 4.766139°N 100.948028°E / 4.766139; 100.948028