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Sandakan Memorial Park

Mile 8, Jalan Labuk, Taman Rimba, 90702 Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia

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About Sandakan Memorial Park

Sandakan Memorial Park commemorates the lives of thousands of allied prisoners of war who perished in Borneo at the hands of their Japanese captors.


Attractions near Sandakan Memorial Park

Puu Jih Syh Temple7.38km from Sandakan Memorial Park

Puu Jih Shih Temple is a Buddhist temple located at the hilltop of Tanah Merah at Sandakan Bay in Sandakan, Sabah, Malaysia. It is the biggest Buddhist temple in Sandakan

St. Michael's and All Angels Church, Sandakan8.94km from Sandakan Memorial Park

St. Michael is the oldest stone church in Sabah. The church is also part of the Sandakan Heritage Trails, a Heritage Trail which connects the historic sights and monuments of Sandakan.

Agnes Keith House9.11km from Sandakan Memorial Park

The museum is named after Agnes Newton Keith, an American author known for her three autobiographical accounts of life in British North Borneo. The house provides insights into life during the administration of British North Borneo and is furnished with a reproduction of colonial furniture and antiques. A gallery on the first floor tells the story of Agnes, her books and her family.

Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC)11km from Sandakan Memorial Park

Research center for improving animal welfare and rehabilitation of the Malayan sun bear. It also aims to raise public awareness about the plight of the sun bears and to raise conservation awareness about this species.

Opened in 1964 as the first official orangutan rehabilitation project for rescued orphaned baby orangutans from logging sites, plantations, illegal hunting or kept as pets. The orphaned orangutans are trained to survive again in the wild and are released as soon as they are ready.

Labuk Bay Proboscis Monkey Sanctuary26.01km from Sandakan Memorial Park

Located at the center of the mangrove forest, the sanctuary offers spots to observe Proboscis monkeys.

Where is Sandakan Memorial Park

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Sabah has abundant natural resources, and its economy is strongly export oriented. Its primary exports include oil, gas, timber and palm oil. Sabah shares maritime borders with Vietnam to the west and the Philippines to the north and east.