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Taiping War Cemetery

| Taiping Lake Garden, Taiping 34000, Malaysia
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Well kept

Passed by Taiping War Cemetery and stopped for a moment. This place is well kept and very clean and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Kriya_Manokaran
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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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Well maintained war cemetery

You will drive past it if you are visiting Maxwell(Larut)hill. Flowers and small plants were... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2017
ChanML
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Malaysia
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Taiping War Cemetery was created by the Army after the defeat of Japan for the reception of graves brought from the battlefields, from numerous temporary burial grounds, and from village and other civil cemeteries where permanent maintenance would not be possible. There are separate entrances to the two parts, the plots of Christian graves lying on the south-eastern side of the road and the Muslim and Gurkha graves on the opposite side. In the Muslim and Gurkha section the Stone of Remembrance stands in front of a high bank which forms the north-western boundary. The two small shelters in the cemetery have been constructed of local stone, and a low stone wall flanks the road on each side.
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| Taiping Lake Garden, Taiping 34000, Malaysia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Passed by Taiping War Cemetery and stopped for a moment. This place is well kept and very clean and tidy.

Thank Kriya_Manokaran
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

You will drive past it if you are visiting Maxwell(Larut)hill. Flowers and small plants were planted between making it such a colourful sight when the yellow flowers bloomed.

Thank ChanML
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Pay respect to the fallen ones. Passed the cemetery when we were on route to to Bukit Larut. Here you can visit to locations in one day.

Thank David S
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Nothing much to see. Close to Taiping Lake Garden, so you may drop by here to have a look or take some photos. Taiping War Cemetery is to commemorate the hero soldiers. The history or anything related have to find in online, there has no...More

Thank oliveqiqi
Reviewed 22 December 2016

There are more than 850 World War II casualties commemorated here. This is the final resting place for World War II servicemen located in Bukit Larut and erected and maintained by Commonwealth War Graves Commission. No charges applicable for visiting. The notable grave here belongs...More

Thank sargunarao
Reviewed 10 December 2016

we did not stop long at this destination. it was quick pass by. very clean and well kept. just to show respect

Thank Sunshine Z
Reviewed 28 November 2016

imrealy like to admire everytime past by Taiping War Memorial ground for the upkeeping of the beauty and cleen environment by the british goverment staf who are taking care of this place . we can see the unity of the diferent nation and ethnic who...More

Thank pvsubramaniam
Reviewed 25 November 2016

We came here after during the evening. There are 2 side of the war cemetary. One side was for the Muslims and Ghurka soldiers graves and the opposite sides was for the Christians graves. We walked in and we can feel the peace. I really...More

Thank TooP4
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We have finally made it after having visited Malaysia pretty regularly for the last 15 years. We arrived in the hot midday sun & was completely taken back by the serenity & the well kept site. There was actually a gardener weeding & he said...More

Thank Nellie R
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The Taiping War Cemetery is the final resting place for Allied soldiers killed during World War II in Malaya. It is separated into two compounds: one side for Christian graves, the other for non-Christian graves. It is not a huge area, and for the casual...More

Thank Adrian F
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hamishcroy
Are there graves from the insurgency of the '50s
23 December 2016|
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Response from TooP4 | Reviewed this property |
It was from 1939-1945 war
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