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1 Esplanade Drive Esplanade - Theatres On the Bay, Singapore 038981, Singapore
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1 Esplanade Drive Esplanade - Theatres On the Bay, Singapore 038981, Singapore
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sited just away from the heavy traffic on the Esplanade Bridge, the Cenotaph is quite rightly away from the "Picnic area" of Esplanade Park. This is a solid, substantial and fitting memorial to those who gave their lives in both World War 1 and WW2....More

Thank cherriesfan_9
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

nothing much here. just a memory for the fallen. but interesting to note that this was built before WWII and there was a fight at this location. you can still see some bullet holes left behind.

Thank Bearie241
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

since better cenotaphs but its still worth a look if your walking past. add it too your self walking tour like we did

Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Walked past the Cenotaph on my way from the National Gallery. An empty tomb constructed during the British Era. It serves to remind us of the war dead of both wars, and perhaps locally more so of the Fall of Singapore and the Japanese occupation....More

Thank Nigel G
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I walked to the Cenotaph the day after the 70th Anniversary of The Fall of Singapore. Lots of floral wreaths still on display . Well worth a walk on a sunny morning. But don't expect to be blown away. Did come across a couple of...More

Thank Foard A
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Seriously, ask the kids these days and they will draw a blank. Yet this is a firm reminder on the importance of National Defence and that the Japanese, until today, still refuses to apologize for their aggressive & murderous actions during the 3 years 8...More

Thank JimmyNg168
Reviewed 30 December 2014 via mobile

This is just a small monument to commemorate lives lost in the world wars. Not too much to see and a few minutes is sufficient for a visit.

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 14 October 2014

Visited the Cenotaph , located at the Esplanade Park , when we watched the Singapore Formula 1 GP ,September 2014. Its a war memorial dedicated to those who lost their lives on WW1 and WW2 , British and allied soldiers and Singapore resident during that...More

1  Thank Erwin K
Reviewed 2 May 2014

If you are a British citizen you feel almost compelled to visit this cenotaph, like it is your duty. It is comforting to see such a familiar landmark in a place so far away from home, but at the same time really makes you feel...More

1  Thank Jolyon67
Reviewed 30 March 2014

While visiting various attractions in Singapore we happened to pass the Cenotaph. We pondered and took some photographs. Would not have made a special trip to visit it.

1  Thank Edwin F
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