Singapore's war history well researched and explained in an exciting and insightful way! Join the tour as you debunk myths and slice through deceptive propaganda. If you enjoy explosive action, subterfuge, intense drama, this tour is a must-do! Find out why Singapore, touted as the 'Gibraltar of the East', fell like a pack of cards during World War II. Highlights on this walk include Labrador Battery, Alexandra Hospital, Mount Faber and Kranji War Cemetery.
- Visit the Kranji War Cemetary - a Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery that commemorates war heroes
- Drive past the Alexandra Hospital, site of the infamous massacre
- Explore Labrador Battery, site of Fort Pasir Panjang and WWII 6-inch gun battery
- Stunning views of Mount Faber
Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour
Learn about the Battle of Singapore and the fallout from World War II from a passionate guide who makes this tour a particularly insightful and moving experience.
What You Can Expect
Intricate strategies, subtle plots, great follies, explosive action - you will be taken through the intense fire of battle and the fog of war that led to Singapore's fall in WWII. Called 'Gibraltar of the East'... Singapore fell in 8 days. Is it really a story of 'a navy that never was, of defenders left in the dark and of guns pointed in the wrong direction'? Should Percival really bear the brunt of it all? Get to know them - the British, Australian, Indian and Malayan defenders and uncover the realities shrouded by seductive myths and deceptive propaganda.
Join the guides who are experts in Singapore's rich heritage and colorful history. Highlights on this tour include Labrador Battery (site of Fort Pasir Panjang and WWII 6-inch gun battery), Alexandra Hospital (site of infamous massacre), Mount Faber (stunning view of the port and city from this former Command Post) and Kranji War Cemetery (a Commonwealth War Graves cemetery that commemorates war heroes and heroins).