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Taiping War Cemetery - Things to Know Before Visiting

34000 Taiping, Perak, Malaysia


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About Taiping War Cemetery

The Taiping War Cemetery is the final resting place for Allied personnel who were killed during World War II, particularly the Malayan Campaign and the Japanese occupation of Malaya. There are more than 850 World War II casualties commemorated in this cemetery, including more than 500 who remain unidentified.

Attractions Near Taiping War Cemetery

Taiping Lake Gardens
Taiping Lake Gardens1.12km from Taiping War Cemetery

Taiping Lake Garden is one of the oldest gardens in Malaysia. This 62 hectares of park is also known as Taman Tasik Taiping in the Malay language.

Sultan Azlan Shah Gallery
Sultan Azlan Shah Gallery23.54km from Taiping War Cemetery

The gallery is housed at the Ulu Palace building. The building was made from wood carving inspired by the natural plants within the surrounding region. Rock carving was made by craftsmen according to the consent of Sultan Idris Shah I.

Ubudiah Royal Mosque, Kuala Kangsar, Perak.
Ubudiah Royal Mosque, Kuala Kangsar, Perak.23.87km from Taiping War Cemetery

The Ubudiah Mosque is a mosque located in the royal town of Kuala Kangsar, Perak, Malaysia. Its architecture is in the Indo-Saracenic style. It has a central golden dome, and four minarets as well as turrets topped with smaller golden domes.

Birch Memorial Clock Tower
Birch Memorial Clock Tower45.82km from Taiping War Cemetery

The clock tower was constructed to commemorate James W. W. Birch, the first British Resident of the state of Perak and unveiled in 1909. It has a mother bell and four smaller bells which used to strike the chimes.

Sultan Idris Shah II Mosque Ipoh
Sultan Idris Shah II Mosque Ipoh45.84km from Taiping War Cemetery

Sultan Idris Shah II Mosque is the state mosque of Perak, Malaysia. It is located on a piece of land near the Birch Memorial in Ipoh..

Han Chin Pet Soo
Han Chin Pet Soo46.1km from Taiping War Cemetery

Han Chin Pet Soo is Malaysia's first Hakka tin mining museum managed by Ipoh World Sdn. Bhd. Located on the edge of Ipoh's Old Town. This unique museum encompasses approximately 5000 square feet over three floors. On display are artifacts, collectibles, ephemeral and also photographs from the 19th and 20th centuries.

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