Changi Prison is a prison in the eastern part of Singapore. The British built the prison in 1936 to hold only 600 prisoners. But during the fall of Singapore to Japaness hands, it was a prisoner of war camp used by Japan to hold Allied (mainly British) POWs during World War II. From 1942 to 1944, about 3000 civilian internees were housed in Changi Prison. Thousands of soldiers and civilians were starved, worked and tortured there during Japan's occupation of Singapore until 1945. In 2004, old Changi Prison is demolished only the front wall, gate and a watch tower remains. A new modern Changi Prison to hold 23,000 prisoners by 2008. Changi Prison is near Upper Changi Road North; is near Mariam Way; is near Changi North Way; is near Changi North Street 1; is near Jalan Mariam; is near Mariam Close; is near Changi North Crescent; is near Tanah Merah Besar Road; Changi Prison is geographically located at latitude(1.3562 degrees) 1° 21' 22" North of the Equator and longitude (103.9706 degrees) 103° 58' 14" East of the Prime Meridian on the Map of Singapore or JB.
The locations related to Changi Prison are represented by the path the bullet takes from the muzzle of the gun to the target and may not be nearest by road. For example, Changi Prison is located 209 metres from Changi Chapel Museum. Changi Prison is located 302 metres from Golden Spring Export Building. Changi Prison is located 305 metres from Esso Upper Changi. Changi Prison is located 353 metres from JEL Centre. Changi Prison is located 403 metres from Esso Upper Changi.
|Featured Places Of Interest Located Nearby|
|Changi Chapel Museum is located 0.2 Kilometres away from Changi Prison. Changi Chapel Museum - 3 Photo(s) Featured.|
|JEL Centre is located 0.4 Kilometres away from Changi Prison. JEL Centre - 1 Photo(s) Featured.|
|Zuellig Pharma Changi Building is located 0.4 Kilometres away from Changi Prison. Zuellig Pharma Changi Building - 1 Photo(s) Featured.|
Crowne Plaza Hotel 1.8km, Loyang Resort 2.9km, Costa Sands Pasir Ris 2.9km, are places to stay (hotel, service apartment, inn) located near Changi Prison.
Tampines Mart 1.2km, Loyang Point 1.4km, Block 201 Market 2km, are places to shop (shopping mall, shop houses) located near Changi Prison.
Changi Chapel Museum 0.2km, Changi Chapel And Museum 0.8km, Johor Battery WW2 Gun 1.4km, are places of interest (attraction) located near Changi Prison.
Japanese School 0.6km, East Spring Primary School 1km, SIA Training Centre 1.3km, are places of learning (school, college, university) located near Changi Prison.
Mera Terrace Playground 1.2km, Jalan Pelatok Playground 1.6km, Pasir Ris Street 21 Openspace 1.6km, are parks, playgrounds, open fields or commons located near Changi Prison.
Vicom Changi Inspection Centre is about 0.6 km away.
Japanese School is about 0.6 km away.
Carlton Glass Building is about 0.7 km away.
The Salvation Army Peacehaven is about 0.7 km away.
Denselight Building is about 0.7 km away.
Setsco Aerospace Building is about 0.7 km away.