This site commemorates a tragedy and atrocity which struck Sandakan between January and August 1945. The Memorial Park witnessed the death of approximately 2400 Australian and British prisoners of war held by the Japanese in the Sandakan POW camp, within the sight of Allied victory in the Pacific war. Read more @ http://www.marvelousvacation.com.my/sandakan-memorial-park/
The historical city of Sandakan is home to many buildings and monuments, each witness to the changes of time and events over the years. One of the oldest buildings is St. Michael’s and All Angels Church. Read more @ http://www.marvelousvacation.com.my/st-michaels-and-all-angels-church-sandakan/
Sandakan is located on the eastern seaboard of Sabah; it is a city which is steeped in history. Its character is shaped by the hinterland that embodies Sabah’s rich and diverse biodiversity in all its glory. Sandakan has a mixture of people, lifestyles, cultures, and faiths. Read more @ http://www.marvelousvacation.com.my/sandakan-town/
You can now enjoy Sandakan at your own pace. The Sandakan Heritage Trail is a comprehensive walk that covers the town’s important and interesting sites which have contributed to her rich historical past. A leaflet will map out the entire trail for you to have a more comprehensive walk. Read more @ http://www.marvelousvacation.com.my/sandakan-heritage-trail/
You can now get close to the world's most smallest bear! The Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre is located next to the Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre and to all wildlife lovers out there, Sepilok is a must-visit.