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LOVELY MEMORIAL

We took a walk around the lake last Friday and stopped by the Ex Prisoners of War Memorial. It is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JDUBLYA
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Kingsville, Australia
A beautiful memorial to those who served our country

Amazing. We were pleasantly surprised at the memorial. The work that went into it is outstanding... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Tony2170
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Chipping Norton, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a walk around the lake last Friday and stopped by the Ex Prisoners of War Memorial. It is a lovely memorial in the Botanical Gardens. We loved looking through all the names of people who had fought for our country. Well done on...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank JDUBLYA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing. We were pleasantly surprised at the memorial. The work that went into it is outstanding. It is a credit to the city. Highly recommend spending time here.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Tony2170
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There are times when we need just to stop and reflect on the world we have and to give thanks to the many who have contributed to our way of life. Ballarat is fortunate to have the POW Memorial. Its design allows you to take...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Peter R
Reviewed 12 February 2019

We rated this as one of our best places we visited. It was shirt and sweet, but very moving and somewhere we will remember, having distant relatives in Australia involved in the war.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Vegas_loving
Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

Congratulations to the community and people who made this memorial possible. Definitely a National Treasure that is must do visit

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank GregY317
Reviewed 16 January 2019

When you visit this site you struggle to take in how many people were POW. A silent and moving dedication to those people.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank colin_sharon
Reviewed 2 January 2019

We visited the memorial and were greatly impressed by the architecture and presentation of the site. The inclusion of all the soldier's names reflects on the enormity of the war and those involved. A very moving memorial dedicated to our heroic servicemen and women. Well...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank V2537VIcarolm
Reviewed 26 December 2018

This is a monument that will raise your awareness of the atrocities of war. It is a tribute to the brave soldiers and citizens incarcerated in prisoner of war camps. Really worth spending some quite time here walking alongside the the walls of names.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mikelD6842BG
Reviewed 22 December 2018

I did not know this monument existed until I saw it on the map in the Botanical Gardens. We went down to it was found it serene, peaceful and very moving. It should be promoted more as it is definitely something to visit We dont...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank DragonPrincess
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

A great tribute to all the people who lost their life fighting for the country. A well maintained place

Date of experience: December 2018
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Hi there travellers There’s a large car park just across the road next to the lake Cheers Alex
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