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Sultan Azlan Shah Gallery

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Type  Gallery
Opened  9 December 2003
Opening  9 December 2003
Phone  +60 5-777 5362
Sultan Azlan Shah Gallery
Location  Kuala Kangsar, Perak, Malaysia
Address  33000 Kuala Kangsar, Perak, Malaysia
Hours  Open today · 10AM–12:15PM, 2:45–5PMFriday10AM–12:15PM, 2:45–5PMSaturday10AM–5PMSunday10AM–5PMMonday10AM–5PMTuesday10AM–5PMWednesday10AM–5PMThursday10AM–5PMSuggest an edit
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The Sultan Azlan Shah Gallery (Malay: Galeri Sultan Azlan Shah) is a gallery in Kuala Kangsar, Perak, Malaysia.

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History

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

Architecture

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.

References

Sultan Azlan Shah Gallery Wikipedia


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