Little India Fountain

Lake Gardens, Brickfields & Bangsar

This eye-catching fountain is the focal point of KL's official 'Little India'. Symbolic elements in the fountain's design include elephants, swans, lotuses and seven different colours.

Flanking the fountain are two abstract metal sculptures of Bharatanatyam dancers created by Sculpture at Work (

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8. National Museum

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