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Address: 9 Woodlands Road, Singapore 738656, Singapore

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The Commonwealth War Graves Commission's Kranji War...

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 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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Small well planned cemetry

Memorial is nicely designed out/. paying tribute to the soldiers who died during the war. There is a tour that includes this visit to learn more.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Memorial is nicely designed out/. paying tribute to the soldiers who died during the war. There is a tour that includes this visit to learn more.

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very moving and special experience at the ANZAC Day Dawn Service. This War Memorial is very well looked after and all the headstones and monuments are surrounded by flowers and shrubs. My uncle was killed during the Fall of Singapore in Feb 1942, so this was an emotional visit for me and a wonderful way to remember him and all... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very moving experience! Very pleased to see the Australian Government through the Commonwealth War Graves Commission have assisted our Singaporean friends to produce and maintain this tribute to all who gave their lives for freedom.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited twice and found it a most moving and peaceful place , humbling and Very frightening to see the ages of these boys and to think what they went through I suggest a visit to the Battle box first, a not to miss place, then changi jail museum Finishing with Kranji, a most humbling day out if you... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A fitting memorial to the fallen of Singapore Military activity which is lovingly and carefully maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Anyone with a relative interred here but unable to visit, should be take great comfort from the conscientious nature of the ground staff

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When In Singapore try to go an visit the Kranji War Memorial. This is the location where Australians/ British / New Zealanders / Indian / Singaporeans tried to hold off the huge Japanese hoard charging down the Malay Peninsula. When you look at the magnificently maintained grounds you cant help but get a huge lump in your throat and feel... More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely quiet memorial to the fallen of WW2. Beautifully kept and gardener's there are very helpful if younger support to find certain memorials.

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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Reaching this cemetery is not easy from the MRT and it's probably best to take t taxi from Kranji to the cemetery itself . There are two cemeteries here: the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemetery and the State Cemetery. The State Cemetery on the right after the main gate is the final resting place of Singapores first and second Presidents.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

This place is a little out the way but don,t let that stop you going for a look and remember our Australian and allied forces fallen .the grounds are immaculate and well taken care of ,very respectful to those that gave their lives for our freedoms

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Reviewed 7 April 2017

Visiting Singapore? interested in wartime historical places? then visit the Kranji war cemetery, very moving and a must for your to do list.

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