This memorial was erected to remember the shared experiences and struggles of the major races of Singapore during World War II. Every year on 15 February, a memorial service is held here to remember the victims of the war.
Located in the east of the Padang, the Civilian War Memorial is dedicated to all those who perished during the Japanese Occupation of Singapore between 15 February 1942 to 12 September 1945. Four identical pillars rising more than 60 metres high symbolise the shared experiences of the four major races of Singapore – Chinese, Malay, Indian and other races. The remains of the unidentified war victims are buried beneath the monument.
War Memorial Park, Beach Road
A short walk from City Hall MRT Station (EW13/NS25).