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Taiping War Cemetery

Taiping Lake Garden, Taiping, Malaysia
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Ranked #3 of 9 Attractions in Taiping
Type: Cemeteries
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Like most Commonwealth Cemeteries, it is beautifully laid out, gardened and maintained. The location is peaceful, and is a great place to spend a thoughtful half-hour reading the headstones and remembering history. Car parking outside is very limited, but this is only a 300m walk from the car park by the Open Air Swimming Pool and the Station where you... More

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Kuala Lumpur
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Was surprised how small this cemetery is, but it is very neat and well maintained. There are 2 plots on either side of the road.

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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Just stop by on the way to Maxwell Hill (Bukit Larut). The war cemetery is very well maintained and looked after.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

The War Cemtery is where WWII fallen British and other members of her majesty's armed services have been laid to rest. The plots are well organized, the grass well-kept and overall its a tranquil spot.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Striking to see majority unnamed graves ,allied forces from all over ,and best garden in taiping ,gives insight obviously into nature of 1939-1945. War

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

After our visit to the Zoo we paid a visit here.. very well cared for Cemetery showing great respect for those that gave their lives

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Overijse, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

War cemetery can be reached on foot or car. Do not expect any buses to go up there. Taxi's can be quite pricy. If you like to walk, walk by the lake garden until up the cemetery. You should count 1h30 walking to get there and it's definitely worth it. Not just the cemetery is well maintained but you'll enjoy... More

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Whittlesey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Very well maintained - a credit to those who look after the cemetery. No litter or rubbish, in a peaceful location.

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Lismore, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

If you are a war memorial buff it'd be great. As a cemetery or just place to visit much much better is the old graveyard adjoining the church on the walk out of taiping if you ere going to Tesco Mall

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

From taiping town you go towards the lake gardens and to the maxwell hill. it is found between the lake gardens and maxwell hills. It was during the 2nd World War the Allied forces in the British Colony now known as Malaysia fought against the invading of Japanese Forces . In remembrance of the soldiers who died for the country... More

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