This temple was established for Sikhs in Kuala Lumpur's police force during the British Colonial period. The Sikh ... More
Police Sikh Temple
This temple was established for Sikhs in Kuala Lumpur's police force during the British Colonial period. The Sikh gurdwara (place of worship) can be housed in any type of building and no particular emphasis is placed on religious decorations. Outside, there is a flagpole flying a triangular flag with the Sikh insignia, a calligraphic symbol created from two Punjabi letters that mean "God is the eternal reality." On the entrance gate is the Sikh symbol—a double-edged sword surrounded by a wheel. On a dais facing the entrance is the revered holy book, Guru Granth Sahib.
The Merdeka Square (Dataran Merdeka) was once a focal point and cricket pitch for the British colonial present in Malaysia.
The structures bordering the Dataran Merdeka resemble the physical environment of the colonists' native land. Situated on one corner ...
The space in this gallery is compact and warmly lit. The walls are hung with oil paintings depicting Malay figures.
A few are reminiscent of the style of some early painters, where the dimensions of the figures are exaggerated. ...
The National Museum is a palatial structure adopting the style of old Malay architecture. Its imposing entrance is flanked by
murals depicting aspects of Malaysian culture and history. Inside there are exhibits on local history, culture and traditions, arts ...
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