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WWII: 75th Anniversary Japanese Surrender Walk

Jane's Singapore Tours Pte Ltd
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SingapoRediscovers Vouchers to be applied at checkout page. Please note that bookings involving the use of SingapoRediscovers Vouchers are non-refundable and non-resellable.

WWII: 75th Anniversary Japanese Surrender Walk

Walking Tour (Saturday's 10am) (ADULT)

SGD60.00

SGD60.00

Date of Visit ( * required )

- Please contact the tour operator before you book to check on the availability of prefered date. Booking is non-refundable, non-transferable & no cancellation after purchased.
- Tour is available on Saturday at 10am.
- Duration: 2 hours
What do you need to bring?
- Mask
- Mobile Phone
- SafeEntry app (ie QR code access on your phone)
- TraceTogether App downloaded
- Bottle of water
- Umbrella
- Comfortable Footwear
Terms & Conditions

Please note that bookings involving the use of SingapoRediscovers Vouchers are non-refundable and non-resellable.

- Strictly non-refundable and non-transferable
- Please use before 30 June 2021.
- Request to date change permitted with 48 hours notice
- Minimum of 2 guests is required
- Maximum of 15 guests is permitted in socially distanced sub-groups.

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      Walking Tour (Saturday's 10am) (CHILD)

      SGD60.00

      SGD60.00

      Date of Visit ( * required )

      You may be eligible for a SGD10 subsidy on each child/youth ticket when you use SingapoRediscovers Vouchers.

      - Please contact the tour operator before you book to check on the availability of prefered date. Booking is non-refundable, non-transferable & no cancellation after purchased.
      - Tour is available on Saturday at 10am.
      - Duration: 2 hours
      What do you need to bring?
      - Mask
      - Mobile Phone
      - SafeEntry app (ie QR code access on your phone)
      - TraceTogether App downloaded
      - Bottle of water
      - Umbrella
      - Comfortable Footwear
      Terms & Conditions

      Please note that bookings involving the use of SingapoRediscovers Vouchers are non-refundable and non-resellable.

      - Strictly non-refundable and non-transferable
      - Please use before 30 June 2021.
      - Request to date change permitted with 48 hours notice
      - Minimum of 2 guests is required
      - Maximum of 15 guests is permitted in socially distanced sub-groups.

      Inclusion
        How to use

          The Surrender of Singapore – September 1945

          So often we associate these words with the ignominious surrender to the Japanese on 15 February 1942, but the surrender by the Japanese on 12 September 1945 is an equally important date in the story of WWII in Singapore.

          This year we commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII so it is a good time to learn how it all came about and reflect on the many ways it impacted Singapore.

          We will focus on the area around Beach Road and the Civic District, especially the Padang, which was also very central to the pre-invasion war effort and the early days of the Occupation.

          Raffles Hotel was often used by the Japanese during the Occupation—when it was known as Syonan Ryokan, incorporating ‘syonan’ - “Light of the South”. The Japanese name for occupied Singapore, and ‘ryokan,’ the name for a traditional Japanese inn and was the site of an infamous incident in August 1945.

          We will then walk to the far side of the Padang to see various war related memorials and look back to the old City Hall, now part of the National Gallery, where the actual surrender by the Japanese Lord Mountbatten and the other Allies took place on 12 September 1945. We will visit to actual “surrender room,” ie the City Chamber and the steps on which Mountbatten made his speech.

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