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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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TripAdvisor
  • This is a lovely park built on a site which once associated with the deaths of ALL but 6 POW’s and up to 16% of the local population. The story of brutality and suffering is a stark reminder of the ho...  more »
  • 我參觀這個地方,因為作為新加坡人,我們很感激來自英國,澳大利亞,新西蘭,印度等士兵。它們為了保衛新加坡,而犧牲了性命。在戰爭過程中,被俘的士兵,從新加坡被運往這個戰俘營。從這裡,士兵被強迫走上死亡之旅。只有2,400多士兵中的6人生存。今天,這個紀念公園大約是營地面積的三分之一。你可以找到公園周圍的歷史文物 - 挖掘機,鍋爐,混凝土水箱等。這裡還有一個博物館,有戰俘營的舊照片和酷刑的恐怖故事。當我...  more »
  • I was amazed by how somewhere with such a sad history can become such a beautiful place. Well worth a visit!  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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