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Location Information The Commonwealth War Graves Commission's Kranji War Cemetery is 22 kilometres north of the city of Singapore, on the north side of Singapore Island overlooking the Straits of Johore. It is located just to the West of the...more
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We took a 40 minute Metro journey from Fiwntiwn to Kraig station, but other than one very small sign at the station, the War Cemetary at Kranji is almost hidden away. We followed our noses and in hot/humid conditions walked about 1km and found Kranji...More

Thank swbpersonal
Reviewed 4 days ago

War memorial is basically a vast cemetery of WW2 heroes mostly from Australia, Newzealand & India who lost their lives by fighting for Britain. 8-10 mins walk from Kranji MRT and bring water bottles as it will be damn hot during sunny days. Inside you...More

Thank Am h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a solemn and hallowed ground. Walking the grounds and seeing the numerous individuals from near and far who laid down their lives in the defense of Singapore was a truly humbling experience. The grounds itself is very well done and well maintained. The...More

1  Thank Ian C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a vist, will break your heart when you know the history of the loss of this lovely island in 1942...A bit out of the way but quite accessible by MRT....and bus ride....

1  Thank Joyce P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the cemetery as currently doing my wife’s family tree, and came across a family member whose name is etched on the memorial as he has no grave. Like most cemeteries of these sort they are very poignant and silent as well as beautifully well-maintained....More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As soon as I started walking up the stairs, I was already crying. Very emotional experience. The cemetery itself is incredibly well kept and there is a real beauty about the memorial. Definitely worth checking

Thank Kurt E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Kranji War Memorial isn't the typical weekend family/date destination - it's a place for pondering, reflection and for respecting those who have sacrificed their lives for the country, back in the world war. It's a beautifully kept place, very quiet and serene, with a sombre...More

Thank eunicebmth
Reviewed 25 May 2018

I couldn't believe two idiots on here gave this a terrible review saying there was nothing to see or do!!!! Its a cemetery!!! An amazing war memorial beautifully kept a fitting tribute to the many who gave their lives so idiots could leave stupid reviews....More

4  Thank infast
Reviewed 11 May 2018

A very well maintained cemetery as they always are Reading the various inscriptions is very moving - especially those around the Fall of Singapore

Thank iancarpy
Reviewed 10 May 2018

Every year Japanese visit this memorial and give their condolences..It's been so many years that war happened or invasion..It's a very peaceful place and also makes you think about the war heroes..

Thank Imran M
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mikebraddon
28 June 2018|
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Response from Jeanette M | Reviewed this property |
Plenty of time to organised yourselves in the UK before your departure. In Australia the RSL (Returned Services League) sells official RSL approved wreathes out of heavy durable paper & cloth with a purple ribbon which says... More
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Maac
10 May 2017|
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Response from Stubbs1956 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately we didn't see any florists near Kranji. The Singapore florists do some brilliant arrangements so we suggest ordering the flowers once you arrive in Singapore and take them with you to the memorial. There were... More
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Liam M
13 November 2016|
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Response from Robbiejo4866 | Reviewed this property |
At Commonwealth War Graves there are books available showing name and location. You may find the same information on line, try through CWG site. Good luck, if going to Singapore be sure to go to the Singapore National... More
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