Kings Park War Memorial, Perth

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Located on Mount Eliza and overlooking Perth Water, Kings Park War Memorial houses the Cenotaph, a well-known city landmark. Erected in honor of all Australian soldiers whose remains are buried elsewhere, the Cenotaph represents an "empty tomb." Anzac Day is a national holiday observed in April to honor Australians and New Zealanders who served in the military and died in wars and peacekeeping operations. On Anzac Day, a service is held at the memorial that attracts over 40,000 visitors. At this site, you can also visit the flame of remembrance and a pool of reflection, inaugurated by Queen Elizabeth II in 2000. Put Kings Park War Memorial on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Perth visit website .
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  • October 11, 2017
    Just a short walk from the city of Perth gets you to King's Park. Well worth the walk and there is so much to see. Apart from the spectacular views over the city and river there are many beautiful are...  more »
  • October 11, 2017
    the place to learn history, and hope to learn a lesson or two about war. hope that war doesnt happen anymore, as the number of casualties were just too many.  more »
  • October 11, 2017
    It's a tasteful respectful memorial that when you look out onto our fair city you're reminded that people, ordinary people, brave, courageous died so that we could be here to enjoy the sights before u...  more »

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