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Imposing memorial

Located close to Singapore Cricket Club and Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay, the large monument... read more

Reviewed 23 May 2018
gregwilson09
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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A cenotaph

Near raffles this cenotaph is visible but just a cenotaph and we remember lives lost ,can walk to... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Flitz8
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Located close to Singapore Cricket Club and Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay, the large monument salutes those no longer with us whom bravely fought during World War I and World War II. The Cenotaph reads “They died that we might live.” at the bottom...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Near raffles this cenotaph is visible but just a cenotaph and we remember lives lost ,can walk to it though

Thank Flitz8
Reviewed 13 February 2018

This Cenotaph to the people who gave their lives during the First and Second World Wars is located in a major site and in an area of grass and tranquillity.

Thank Brianheliman M
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Sited just away from the heavy traffic on the Esplanade Bridge, the Cenotaph is quite rightly away from the "Picnic area" of Esplanade Park. This is a solid, substantial and fitting memorial to those who gave their lives in both World War 1 and WW2....More

Thank cherriesfan_9
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

nothing much here. just a memory for the fallen. but interesting to note that this was built before WWII and there was a fight at this location. you can still see some bullet holes left behind.

Thank Bearie241
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

since better cenotaphs but its still worth a look if your walking past. add it too your self walking tour like we did

Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 21 December 2016

Walked past the Cenotaph on my way from the National Gallery. An empty tomb constructed during the British Era. It serves to remind us of the war dead of both wars, and perhaps locally more so of the Fall of Singapore and the Japanese occupation....More

Thank NigelG407
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I walked to the Cenotaph the day after the 70th Anniversary of The Fall of Singapore. Lots of floral wreaths still on display . Well worth a walk on a sunny morning. But don't expect to be blown away. Did come across a couple of...More

Thank Foard A
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Seriously, ask the kids these days and they will draw a blank. Yet this is a firm reminder on the importance of National Defence and that the Japanese, until today, still refuses to apologize for their aggressive & murderous actions during the 3 years 8...More

Thank JimmyNg168
Reviewed 29 December 2014 via mobile

This is just a small monument to commemorate lives lost in the world wars. Not too much to see and a few minutes is sufficient for a visit.

Thank KGB777
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