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Sandakan Memorial Park

Mile 8 Jalan Labuk | Taman Rimba, Sandakan 90702, Malaysia
+60 89-275 400
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“death march” (56 reviews)
“pow camp” (43 reviews)
Mile 8 Jalan Labuk | Taman Rimba, Sandakan 90702, Malaysia
+60 89-275 400
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Eating time of day to visit. It was dusk and all the insects were biting. Peaceful contemplating the horror of years gone by

Thank Catherine R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the memorial on the way to stay at Sepilok we asked the taxi driver if he would divert and wait for us while we visited. We spent about 45 minutes walking around this very peaceful place. Not having known too much about the...More

Thank Beauf0rt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We timed our trip to Borneo to attend the memorial for the service to commemorate the Sandakan Death Marches. The service held annually on the 15 August each year is a poignant reminder of the sacrifices made by service men and local people in defence...More

Thank Sunshine3844
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i have been to kundasang memorial park and although both of these memorial parks speaks for the POW, kundasang memorial park is more happy with people taking nice pictures of the scenery, while the one in sandakan is more solemn and more stories written and...More

Thank dogtortoise
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and i been here 2010. Im a bit frustrated because this place not well mantained. For me, every memorial park should be well-guarded so that such warnings will not be destroyed and the next generation will know the sacrifice before.

Thank Grc O
Reviewed 4 November 2017

A lovely park , well cared for, an interesting visit if you are in the area, especially for Australians

Thank Kacer99
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Congratulations to the Australian and Malaysian Governments for such a beautiful, peaceful memorial to those who suffered so badly. The local people are well represented and faithfully revered as are all the soldiers who never made it home. I shed a tear and we must...More

Thank Moonbears
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Well worth visiting the Memorial Park, a part of history that shouldn’t be forgotten. There’s a path through the trees/plants with seating areas and then you see the museum. It’s only small but there’s a lot of information to read about the conditions the POWs...More

Thank Bran94
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The park is beautifully maintained, with informative posters throughout. The highlight is a small museum (for want of a better word) which goes into much more detail about the Death Marches. I would recommend everyone visit this memorial park.

Thank Frank D
Reviewed 20 October 2017

I had no idea about what happened here during the second WW. This was a learning experience that all Australians should know about and would recommend. Lest we forget.

Thank Jacquie R
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29 June 2017|
Response from KIWITRAVELLERS343 | Reviewed this property |
to be honest i don't recall seeing a cafe, there is a visitor centre which had someone in, wouldn't really like to say if they will look after your bag though. Have you tried emailing them
29 June 2017|
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Response from SJWJR | Reviewed this property |
We used the same taxi driver for all our trips and left all of our luggage in the vehicle with him. He was happy to wait and take us to the airport.
12 May 2017|
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Response from Nicola H | Reviewed this property |
Not on the park- I think you would have to scourge that before you go in. Nice idea though.