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Sandakan Memorial Park, Sandakan
(4.6/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web)
Visit Sandakan Memorial Park, a powerful historical site commemorating Allied prisoners of war. Built in the grounds of the former Sandakan camp, the memorial honors the lives of 2,345 POWs that died during the Sandakan and Ranau death marches, when the country was occupied by Japanese forces during World War II. A simple black obelisk marks the beginning of the route marched by the prisoners, and bears a moving inscription in dedication to their lives and service. Put Sandakan Memorial Park at the forefront of your travel plans using our Sandakan vacation builder.
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  • The site of the old POW camp during world war two is mantained by Sabah Forestry. We contacted them to visit with our student group and they were not only very helpful but assisted in many areas to ma...  more »
  • This park is amazing and a must see, very beautiful/sombre place and the information in the display house is incredible and sad. Lest we forget 
  • Congratulations on a most well constructed memorial park honouring the memory of Australian and British POWs who were treated brutally by the Japanese during WW2. Eventually the prisoners were lead on...  more »
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  • What a beautiful memorial and and a in depth education for people like me who were born after the war. Would recommend it for any one of any age and any nationality. Take a picnic and spend a few hours there. Nice lawns and spaces for reflection.
  • what a good place you must come and see it your self...it wonderfulll
  • Very good nice to are memorial park
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