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Sandakan Memorial Park, Sandakan

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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 former site of the POW camp has been made into a beautiful memorial park with a pavilion displaying detailed information of its history and the soldiers who lost their lives on the death marches. ...  more »
  • The early part of our trip to Borneo gave us an insight to the Death March which was unknown to me. Historically blinding, amazing. So much have purchased books to learn more  more »
  • Amazing visit here. Well kept and there's a small building following the walk which has great information on the prisoners of war and the locals. So interesting! You can feel a eerie feeling in the ai...  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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