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Remembering the fallen

A monument you will encounter as you walk the colonial part of Georgetown. Located in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
United Kingdom
Sinple memorial

Build honour those lost lives in war its quite a simple cenotaph next to sea.It is closed off... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Johannesburg, South Africa
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| The Esplanade, Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, George Town, Penang Island, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A monument you will encounter as you walk the colonial part of Georgetown. Located in the background of the sea and built after the second world war. The Cenotaph is a simple but effective memorial to the fallen soldiers of various wars.

Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 20 March 2018

This was a simple memorial in a great location but it did not present as well as it might on the quite attractive Esplanade that also could be presented better.

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Build honour those lost lives in war its quite a simple cenotaph next to sea.It is closed off around it

Thank Flitz8
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

It's not allowed to enter into the cenopath. A name list, who die in world war I & II can be seen in front of the grill clearly. However, the seaview is wonderful. Enjoy it

Thank Lee C
Reviewed 22 December 2017

The Cenotaph is on Georgetown's famous Esplanade, and so a visit to the latter will cause one to inevitably come up to the former. The monument itself technically only honours those killed in World War I (hence the "1914-1918" inscription at its top); a plaque...More

Thank DaddyistheBest
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This is a war memorial commentating soldiers who died during World War I. It is located at the Esplanade and across from the City Hall. It is next to the sea, so it is cooling to be around here.

Thank Phi S
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

While what this memorial honours is significant, it is not exactly awe inspiring or particularly exciting. You'll easily spot it if your driving along the coast road.

Thank Matvl
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Whilst you wouldn't, in all probability, make a special journey to see the Cenotaph, if you're visiting the nearby Fort Cornwallis, then it's worth a short walk along the sea front to view the Cenotaph and pay respects to those who lost their lives. It...More

Thank Suratrichard
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This is a war monument built to remember the brave soldiers who died in the different wars. It is rather simple in design. It is located in the Esplanade area and near to the City Hall.

Thank Phi S
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Behind the fort and next to city hall, has a nice backdrop with the sea but right on the edge of the path so hard to photograph without getting mowed down by cars, buses etc. A nice monument in memory of those who served their...More

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