Civilian War Memorial

Civilian War Memorial, Singapore

Also known as the "chopsticks", this structure was built to honour the civilians killed during the Japanese Occupation. The four white pillars measure 10 metres in height and symbolise the Chinese, Eurasians, Indians and Malays who died in the war. A memorial service is held at this site on 15 February every year to commemorate the Anniversary of the Fall of Singapore to the Japanese in 1942.

Location: Memorial Park, Beach Road

Getting There: A short walk from City Hall MRT Station (EW13/NS25).