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Civilian War Memorial

141 Reviews
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1 hour
Address: War Memorial Park | Bounded by Nicoll Highway, Stamford Road, Beach Road, And Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189562, Singapore

What people are saying:

This is a fairly simple monument consisting of four pillars, each 65 meters high, to commemorate the civilian victims of Japan during World War II and the four main races of Singapore-Malay, Chinese, Indian and Eurasian. The memorial is built on a burial chamber, which contains the remains excavated from the mass graves found throughout the city. The area has been carefully maintained. This is an iconic landmark called "chopsticks" by the locals. A beautiful monument built for the innocent citizens who lost their lives during the Japanese occupation of Singapore. This monument is called the Four Chopsticks locally. It is a very suitable monument, simple and low-key, but well maintained, "lest we forget."

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TripAdvisor(144 reviews)TripAdvisor
4.3/5Very Good
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  • jackytansg

    A Solemn Place to Remember the Civilians Who Were Killed During The Japanese Occupation in Singapore

    This is a solemn place to remember the terrible consequences of war. It is where we pay our respect to the innocent lives that were killed as the result of the war and Japanese Occupation.

    Reviewed on /Date(1601572525000+0800)/
  • CandaceT145

    Peaceful park

    A memorial for civilians who died during WWII in Singapore. Peaceful park with fountains and it is located in the midst of shopping malls, museums and very near Esplanade/City Hall mrt.

    Reviewed on /Date(1584052534000+0800)/
  • macedonboy

    Memorial to civilians of the Japanese occupation

    This memorial is a monument to the civilians who died during the Japanese occupation in the Second World War. The monument consists of 4 identical columns placed together in a square. Each column is s...

    Reviewed on /Date(1583718597000+0800)/
  • Grover R
    Grover R
    Pensacola, Florida, USA

    Another Great Singapore Park

    Singapore has so many great parks and this is another one next to the Padang and close to St Andrew’s Cathedral. We walked past it a couple of times. The center of the park is the memorial to those wh...

    Reviewed on /Date(1582267217000+0800)/
  • David D
    David D
    London, United Kingdom

    Never to be forgotten

    Friday 25th October and we visited the War Memorial Park which is situated along Beach Road. At the centre of the Park is the Civilian War Memorial commemorating those civilians who died in Singapo...

    Reviewed on /Date(1571945775000+0800)/

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