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Impressive in its simplicty

A precious green space in the midst of the city to mark the depredations of the civil population... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
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Poignant tribute

This War Memorial provides a symbolic tribute, with wording engraved into the walls and... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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War Memorial Park | Bounded by Nicoll Highway, Stamford Road, Beach Road, And Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189562, Singapore
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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

A precious green space in the midst of the city to mark the depredations of the civil population during the Japanese occupation of 1942-45. Four pillars for the Chinese, Malay, Indian and Eurasian populations. Simple and dignified - take a few minutes to reflect...

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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

This War Memorial provides a symbolic tribute, with wording engraved into the walls and commemorative vase in between each of the four stilts at its base. Found a short distance from Marina Bay and the Fullerton Hotel, it is worth visiting to see Singapore’s tribute...More

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Reviewed 15 May 2018

This monument recognises the civilain lives lost during the Japanese occupation from 1942 to 1945. It is simple yet elegant and allows one to reflect on the atrocities of war.

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The history of Singapore is quite sad in the period of war after the Japanese occupied Singapore with a lot of civilian suffering. This memorial is a fitting tribute to those who suffered and died during those dark days. Worth a viewing

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Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

We made a point of visiting the war memorial whilst on the way to Raffles. The memorial remembers those who lost their lives in WWII and is lit up at night

Thank BagpussMidlands
Reviewed 6 March 2018

A small garden with a monument to the killed civilian victims during the Second World War. There were about 50,000 people killed in the Japanese occupation.

Thank Ogi0
Reviewed 26 February 2018

When we were off to look at the National Gallery, we stopped a few moments to check out this war memorial. It was tastefully done, original in its structure and presentation, and had a nice explanation at the start about why they chose the trees...More

Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 20 February 2018

This is one of my favourite memorials in Singapore because it has great significance in Singapore's history so whenever we are in Singapore we always make the effort to visit here. Even now after seeing it so many times, I am still awed by it's...More

Thank SurfingWild
Reviewed 10 February 2018

During the Japanese Empire's occupation of Singapore during the Pacific War (1942–1945), thousands of ethnic Chinese were killed in the Sook Ching massacre. In an effort to remove anti-Japanese elements in Singapore, Chinese men between the ages of 18 and 50 were to report to...More

Thank DmitryCH67
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

One of the first things I noticed looking out of our window at the Fairmont was this beautiful memorial to the civilians killed during the 2nd world war. At night it's lite up and looks amazing just a tranquil reminder to those who lost their...More

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