Located near the Airport, so a fair way from the City centre. Get a taxi and ask them to wait. Allow about 1 to 2 hours to wander, read and properly appreciate what took place here during WW2. The display Pavilion is well presented, moving and informative. There are still some remnants/relics scattered throughout the memorial garden, which is located on the site of the original Sandakan POW camp - the starting point of the infamous 'Death Marches'. Especially meaningful for Australians, as well as British and local Borneans. I visited because a family member perished here, so it was quite a moving experience. The brutality was horrifying. There is also a replica model of the original camp and an audio visual presentation using the words of survivors (there were only 6 survivors out of 2,500), as well as stunning stained glass windows in the Pavilion. The park is incredibly peaceful and serene, well presented and impeccably maintained. Well worth a visit!
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