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Address: 9 Woodlands Road, Singapore 738656, Singapore
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The Commonwealth War Graves Commission's Kranji War...

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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 Singapore-Johore road (Bukit Timah Expressway) on Woodlands Road, just to the south of the crossroads with Turf Club Avenue and Kranji Road. There is a short approach road from the main road.

The Cemetery is known locally as Kranji Memorial and one must be sure of the address before boarding a taxi as most taxi drivers do not know the Cemetery. There are also bus stops on the main road facing the Cemetery. The Kranji MRT (train) terminal is a short distance from the Cemetery, approximately 10 to 15 minutes away by foot. A previous visitor has advised us that a small map of the route can be obtained from the MRT ticket office.

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Kranji War Cemetery is open every day 07:00-18:30. The cemetery is constructed on a hill with the means of access being via three flights of steps, rising over four metres from the road level, which makes wheelchair access to this site impossible.

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Here lies the unsung hero of Singapore the brave souls who stood for their country with determination to overcome their own fears for the benefit of all! We salute you !

Reviewed 24 June 2016
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Metro Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 24 June 2016

Here lies the unsung hero of Singapore the brave souls who stood for their country with determination to overcome their own fears for the benefit of all! We salute you !

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Southampton, England
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Reviewed 21 June 2016

Big monument in the centre of town which shows the big sacrifice given by the people of Singapore. Very humbling.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

The Kranji War Memorial is a place that once visited will never be forgotten. I visited the Memorial during my National Service. Least we forget those that made the ultimate sacrifice.

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Bundaberg, Australia
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

It's the peace and serenity that first hits you. There is an explained sense of sadness here but the light that shines through is the beauty and well maintained gardens and lawns. All of the soldiers are shown so much respect and for them to be remembered in such a caring way says so much for Singapore. Well worth the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 14 June 2016

Singapore is always hot, so dress accordingly as its all outside in the sun. If you expect to take a taxi, you may find if very difficult to get another taxi back, so I would recommend organising transport there and back. For those with an interest in world war two, its a sobering walk back in time as you really... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

A quiet place to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. It is a very well-mantained and dignified resting place for those who fought in the war. It was a humbling experience.

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Reviewed 9 June 2016

This is the resting place of the British soldiers whom fought for Singapore during the World War. Nothing much to do other than to pay your respects and to take in the scenery.

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Reviewed 4 June 2016

It is gut wrenching to see the amount of graves that came from the war but important to see exactly what occurred back then and how other sacrificed everything to give us today the way it is. Beautiful maintained.

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Reviewed 3 June 2016

The history here is amazing, Worth a visit as part of overall tour on World War II history of Singapore fall etc.

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Reviewed 30 May 2016

We caught the train to Kranji from the city, and walked to the Cemetery. It is well kept and always being maintained to perfection. We found records of a family member and where he lays. The records are clear and easily available, it is a peaceful setting and worth the visit.

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