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Johore Battery

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What remains is the physical display of Gun Battery

How this Battery was once magnificent and powerful as Monster Gun serving its time in World War... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
SingaporeanLime
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Singapore, Singapore
Not Your Usual Battery

I didn't really understand the importance of a 15-in gun in battle, until I saw and touched a... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
MaxManila
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Manila, Philippines
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Cosford Rd | Off Upper Changi Road North, Changi, Singapore
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Reviewed 20 June 2018

The Johor Battery (or Johore in English) is a historic site where there were three monster guns; 15 inch cannons. It's very easy to get to. Take the MRT to Tanah Merah, hop of and cross the street in front of the station. Catch the...More

Thank Jeanette M
Reviewed 3 March 2018

How this Battery was once magnificent and powerful as Monster Gun serving its time in World War days, is never the same meaning to the people today. Little descriptions are available at signboards. Located along off beaten long stretch of road, this Battery is being...More

Thank SingaporeanLime
Reviewed 24 December 2017

This so called "attraction" is a sham and utterly devoid of historical value. I acknowledge the value of mock-ups that exhibit some level of fidelity to the actual historical artifact, but this camouflage-painted-tube-sticking-out-of-a-nondescript-rectangular-structure goes beyond the pale in terms of tackiness. Don't waste your time....More

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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I didn't really understand the importance of a 15-in gun in battle, until I saw and touched a replica of the gun used in defending Singapore. There were only seven such guns in the world and five were stationed in Singapore. This gun in Johore...More

Thank MaxManila
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

I've wanted to visit this place for a really Long time. But it's off the beaten path and I never got an opportunity to go there. In comes my Friend from the Canadian Air Force and I thought it would be a cool place to...More

Thank Sashiraj C
Reviewed 16 June 2016

The Johor battery was set up pre war and comprised of 3 naval guns It was paid for by the sultan of Johor hence the name. After a 10 minute walk from the bus stop, one stop past the Changi museum' I came across the...More

Thank shaneb250
Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

We walked from the Changi Museum to the battery since I located it in a search on Tripadvisor. This is not 5 star. It's a replica large gun in a dumpy parking lot of an abandoned restaurant. The walk there is along and between high...More

Thank Bernie G
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Johore Battery was well-known during the Battle for Singapore as the site of three 15-inch guns, called monster guns by locals, called into action against the invading Japanese forces. The original coastal battery itself is no longer on site, but a replica of a 15-inch...More

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