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Indian National Army Monument

1 Esplanade Drive Esplanade - Theatres On the Bay, Singapore 038981, Singapore
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Not much to see

This site should occupy you for all of 30 seconds as you wander around the Esplanade vicinity. Not... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
KGB777
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Singapore, Singapore
via mobile
A slice of history in downtown Singapore

The INA marker is located in Esplanade park in downtown. Even though there was some construction... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2017
Michael J
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Rolling Hills Estates, California
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28 May 2017
“Not much to see”
24 Jan 2017
“A slice of history in downtown Singapore”
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1 Esplanade Drive Esplanade - Theatres On the Bay, Singapore 038981, Singapore
Marina Bay
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Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

This site should occupy you for all of 30 seconds as you wander around the Esplanade vicinity. Not too much to see, just a marker where the original monument once briefly stood.

1  Thank KGB777
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The INA marker is located in Esplanade park in downtown. Even though there was some construction going on at the park, there are plenty of signs to help you locate the marker. Not sure what some of the folks here are complaining about. Got to...More

Thank Michael J
Reviewed 28 October 2016

After visiting Changi prison and reading about how the British and Commonwealth troops suffered as POW's under the Japanese, it was hard to visit and understand how the Indian National Army - Indian troops formerly attached to the British army defending Singapore and remain unbiased...More

2  Thank mulgrew
Reviewed 26 June 2016

This was a waste of hot, sunny afternoon. The road signs say the memorial is 300 meters away, but nothing there. There is a lot of construction and my worry is that the memorial is hidden within the construction zone. I wished they could tell...More

2  Thank P B
Reviewed 13 May 2016

INA memorial is a must visit for any Indian. It honors the Indian National Army who fought for the independence of the country against the British. Its not easy to find this small memorial. Its located inside a garden near Esplanade. There is a signboard...More

1  Thank mgprabhu
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The Indian National Army (INA) was created by Indian leader, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, to overthrow the British rulers of India and for this purpose, he allied with the Japanese during the second World War. However, in spite of some early victories, they were eventually...More

1  Thank iammanish2015
Reviewed 7 October 2015

This honours the controversial army raised by Bose from captured Indian soldiers to fight largely unsuccessfully against the British. Rare monument I would think.

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 22 November 2014

You certainly wouldn't expect to find anything like this in China or South Korea, so it is perhaps an indication of the level of tolerance that Singapore has to past atrocities. The history of the INA is well worth reading about, and its links with...More

1  Thank KGB777
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Read in history books how Netaji Subash Chandra Bose from Bengal, India, travelled all the way to Singapore to form the Indian National Army in a bid to free India from the British Colonial Rule. Unfortunately, he sided the Japanese army, thus, when they fell,...More

2  Thank duttaAdvisor
Reviewed 5 January 2014

The Indian National Army supported Japanese war efforts during WW2, and declared war on Britain and US during the Japanese occupation years. When the British retook Singapore in 1945, they demolished the monument, dedicated to a war hero of the Indian National Army.

1  Thank karhonleong
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