Surrender point is where the 32nd Japanese Southern Army surrendered to the 9th Division of the Australian Imperial Forces on Sep 9th, 1945 effectively ending World War II in Borneo. It contains some sculptures and metal plates. Near the Surrender point lies the Peace Park, which was set up as a memorial to the horrors of the war. Centered in it is the memorial mound which is surrounded by landscaped gardens and pavilions.
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