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Reflections at Bukit Chandu

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A Country That Remembers Its Heroes

Reflections at Bukit Chandu is a memorial to what a specific handful of soldiers did during the... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2019
Vincent M
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New Orleans, Louisiana
Singapore’s unsung war heros

A must visit place if you are keen on Singapore’s history. Lots of world war two artifacts on... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
Oscarsee
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Singapore, Singapore
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All reviews kent ridge park japanese invasion southern ridges singapore history world war history buff personal stories public buses worth a visit great museum mt faber beautiful building on display couple of hours free entry must visit place air conditioned
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Reviewed February 5, 2019

Reflections at Bukit Chandu is a memorial to what a specific handful of soldiers did during the battle of Singapore. Which makes it a true memorial to individual men, unlike almost every other war memorial. I’ve visited battlefields from Pearl Harbor to Passchendaele, and few...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 16, 2018

That's a long time for renovations. But having been before, it probably needs to be closed for that long. Still, Singapore can build 5 new MRT stations in half that time, so you tell me. Maybe we will be treated to some new wax heroes...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

A must visit place if you are keen on Singapore’s history. Lots of world war two artifacts on display and if you’re a true blue history buff, you may need a couple of hours here. Enjoy!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Oscarsee
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

This little known museum is in a charming colonial bungalow on a hill. Read and watch a video on how the Malay Regiment fought a brave battle against the enemy. There are plagues with the names of those that perished.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 7, 2018

This is a must do, especially for people interested in history. You'll be moved by the best in the human spirit. The entire visit doesn't take much over 2 hours, so I'd suggest the following: MRT to Haw Par Villa (1 - 2 hr), go...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Looking back into Singapore history, Looking back history of the Singapore Army defending during WWll at Bukit Chanda, the defence post fighting hard def3nding the Japanese advance.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Roland127
Reviewed April 27, 2018

The museum is a small house on the top of the hill. It has many personal items and personal stories of families of the soldiers. It is worth a visit if you are into war history. Too bad there was nobody working inside to answer...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 4, 2018

A little advertised exhibition focusing on one aspect of the overthrow of Singapore by Japanese forces during WW2. Because the scope is limited, it provides a very moving and intimate insight into the tragedy - at a personal as well as a political level -...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Alan H
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

This is the part of history I was not aware, after visiting this lovely house pf Bt Chandu, I was impressed with the heroic action of those who died bravely out of duty to defend Singapore from the Japanese invasion. Big Salute to this group...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank nanhoon
Reviewed January 26, 2018 via mobile

Every australian visits changi when they come to singapore. For me this is a lot more interesting and moving. Check it out while you visit gardens and parks nearby eg kent ridge, southern ridges

Date of experience: April 2017
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Response from Europelover2014 | Reviewed this property |
It seemed rather out of the way for public transport, especially MRT. As I said in my review, I took a taxi and even then, had to have the hotel personnel also give directions to the driver. I would advise pre-printing a... More
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