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Sandakan Memorial Park, Sandakan
(4.6/5 based on 500+ 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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  • This dark period in history, is movingly remembered at this beautiful maintained park. Congratulations to everyone involved in its conception, execution, and maintenance - it honours the people who we...  more »
  • This is a very moving park that is full of very sad history from a torrid time The park is a tropical paradise with well set walk ways that are very informative . I learnt so much about a part of Aust...  more »
  • This park is a must see, even if you're not into war, to see the brutalities that guards do to captives, gobsmacked! And if like me we think these atrocities surely will not happen again, we need only...  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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