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Sandakan Memorial Park, Sandakan

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History Museum Museum
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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  • Definitely worth a visit to get a better understanding of the history of sandakan. You can get a minibus out there for 2 rm and the little museum is rleally nicely done in English and Malay.  more »
  • The history in this park is amazing. A story our kids should know. Very revered by the Bornean people  more »
  • We made sure we had available time to visit this memorial dedicated to the Aussies, British and locals who were imprisoned and later killed by the Japanese. They are upgrading the walks which is great...  more »
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  • This place is well done and well taking care of. Worth taking time to visit for a slow and solemn couple of hours.
  • 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.
  • Historical memorial park.
  • what a good place you must come and see it your self...it wonderfulll
  • Very good nice to are memorial park