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Reflections At Bukit Chandu – Singapore’s Tribute to Those Lost at War

Reflections at Bukit Chandu is an information centre focusing on the Second World War. It is located in Bukit Chandu (also known as Opium Hill) in Singapore. Bukit Chandu was the site of the Battle of Bukit Chandu, one of the fiercest clashes to take place before the British handed over Singapore to the Japanese. The battle took place just two days before Singapore was surrendered. The soldiers defending the hill were heavily outnumbered by the Japanese troops, and many lives were lost on that day.

The centre was opened on the 15th of February, 2002, to coincide with the sixtieth anniversary of the fall of Singapore. It was inaugurated by the then Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, Dr Tony Tan. The centre is housed inside a bungalow, one of the few remaining Singaporean bungalows constructed between the eighteenth and nineteenth century. Before the centre was opened it was painstakingly restored so that it would more closely resemble the original structure. The items on display include maps, photos and various other items.

Singapore is a small island located beneath the southern tip of the Malayan Peninsula. The small island is a hub for commerce and entertainment in Asia and receives many tourists annually. The island has excellent infrastructure and is a terrific place to visit. Places such as shops and restaurants are quite easy to come by. The local public transport system is top notch and services nearly every part Singapore. The metro system is a great way of beating traffic and when choosing accommodation it is always best to pick a place that is close to a train station.

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