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War Memorial Park

The War Memorial Park was created to remember all civilian victims who perished in World War II. Annual memorial services are held here on 15 February.


Bounded by Nicoll Highway, Stamford Road, Beach Road and Bras Basah Road

Park information

Park size
1.4 hectares
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Opening hours
Open 24 hours
Nearby stations
  • City Hall MRT station
  • Esplanade MRT station
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Wheelchair accessible
  • Do show respect for the War Memorial and what it signifies.
  • Do not conduct rowdy activities within the park.
  • Find out more about the dos and don'ts you should follow when visiting the park.

What to see

Special features

Civilian War Memorial
Civilian War Memorial

Unveiled in 1967 and fondly referred to as "The Chopsticks", the 61-metre-tall memorial comprises 4 columns joined at the base to represent unity of the 4 races

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Plants and animals

Belinjau trees
Belinjau trees

Native to Singapore and the region, these evergreen trees grow up to 22m. Produces bitter seeds that are flattened, dried and fried into crispy crackers.

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What to do


Heritage walk or tour: Monument Trail

Heritage walk or tour: Monument Trail

Visit historical landmarks on a DIY trail that connects 3 parks, to learn about the story of Singapore’s growth, or organise a guided Monument Tour.