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Stanley Military Cemetery

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Part of our Histroy

It is a beautiful part of Hong Kong that has a large patch of Green, a novelty in Hong Kong. It is... read more

Reviewed 20 December 2016
Michael L
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Hong Kong, China
Often Forgotten - but do visit if you are in Hong Kong

I am embarrassed to say that as a long time Hong Kong resident I had never visited Stanley Military... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2016
Sirmoor22
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Hong Kong, China
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20 Dec 2016
“Part of our Histroy”
25 Oct 2016
“Often Forgotten - but do visit if you are in Hong Kong”
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Hong Kong fell to the Japanese on Christmas Day 1941 following a brief but intense period of fighting. During the Japanese occupation, Stanley jail and village were used as a prisoner of war and civilian internment camp and the cemetery, which had...more
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

It is a beautiful part of Hong Kong that has a large patch of Green, a novelty in Hong Kong. It is very well preserved since 1841. It is worth visit this cemetery to pay respect to all the brave man and woman who fall...More

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I am embarrassed to say that as a long time Hong Kong resident I had never visited Stanley Military Cemetery until early September this year. Anyone interested in how Hong Kong fared in the Second World War should visit this cemetery just outside Stanley. It...More

1  Thank Sirmoor22
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This is a place that people should go to if they have time to pay their respects to the people who made the ultimate sacrifice and also to the men, women and children who died in the interment camp.Best to read up about it on...More

Thank Windridge
Reviewed 29 May 2016

This is one of the highlights of coming to Stanley but it is a few minutes walk out of town (one of the buses comes passed here I think) . The cemetery is on a hillside overlooking the sea and it is very interesting to...More

Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 21 March 2016

As a Canadian, the military cemetery in Stanley was my top priority for places to visit on my recent trip to Hong Kong. There, 20 Canadian troops are buried, alongside locals, Indian, and British troops who fought off an illegal Japanese invasion (they had not...More

Thank GastownWanderer
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

After having visited the coastal defence museum and the Hong Kong museum of history and learning about the loss of life during the Japanese invasion, we decided to make w visit here. It is a beautifully maintained cemetary and memorial to the men, women and...More

Thank Perpetual-Motion1
Reviewed 4 September 2015

The tranquillity of the cemetery remains since my last visit years ago. It is no ordinary hill. Deep respect to those who lost their lives in the war or related tragedies.

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Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

A trip to Stanley shouldn't be complete unless you visit this place, it brings you back to earth, the stark realisation that so many British soldiers gave their lives fighting against the Japanese during WW2 humbling indeed.

Thank Alan Keith H
Reviewed 19 June 2015

This is where my Grandmother Ethel Mitchell was layed to rest on 16th May 1942.she was interned in Stanley Interment Camp along with my Aunt and cousin,and my parents and I and my brother were both born in the camp. I lived in Stanley for...More

6  Thank plonkerofcroydonuk
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Didn't plan visiting Stanley Military Cemetery initially until we saw the direction sign. We had no idea what is the military cemetery all about as we did not read the information properly being exhausted walking around and the weather was warm.. it was ashamed we...More

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