State War Memorial, Perth

4.8
#2 of 263 in Things to do in Perth
Located on Mount Eliza and overlooking Perth Water, State War Memorial houses the Cenotaph, a well-known city landmark. Erected in honor of all Australian soldiers whose remains are buried elsewhere, the Cenotaph represents an "empty tomb." Anzac Day is a national holiday observed in April to honor Australians and New Zealanders who served in the military and died in wars and peacekeeping operations. On Anzac Day, a service is held at the memorial that attracts over 40,000 visitors. At this site, you can also visit the flame of remembrance and a pool of reflection, inaugurated by Queen Elizabeth II in 2000. Put State War Memorial on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Perth visit website .
Create an itinerary including State War Memorial
map
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors
State War Memorial Reviews
Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5
2,721 reviews
Google
4.7
TripAdvisor
  • This war memorial is very well kept and maintained. The statues here are wonderful. I particularly liked the statue of a war widow with her two children., It brought tears to my eyes.  more »
  • We have been to many war memorials in our travel, this place is one of the best. The eternal flame with the background of Perth is a place for solemn remembrance.  more »
Google
  • Nice park to go and relax with your family and loved ones. Can be considered a picnic spot, a part venue or just a park to stroll around in. Park provides some of the most amazing views of city and swan river. Very well maintained and clean.
  • A great setting for a walk. Attended a corporate function at Fraser's and ended up taking it outside towards the end of the afternoon. Took a walk to the Memorial and it was beautiful, the eternal flame is a sight to see and the overall set up was very relaxing and impact.
  • Build a plan

    Tell us where and when you
    want to go, we will build
    the best sightseeing itinerary
  • Refine it

    You have complete flexibility on your destinations and itinerary
  • Book as a package

    Use our travel agents to get
    package savings and hassle free booking
  • Enjoy your trip!

    Enjoy our 24x7
    on-trip assistance

Popular things to do in Perth

View all >
4.9
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.6
Duration: 3​h 30​min
4.4
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.8
Duration: 4​h

Side trips from Perth

4.6
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.1
Duration: 4​h
4.1
Duration: 1​h 30​min

Hidden gems in Perth

4.8
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.9
Duration: 2​h
4.6
Duration: 2​h
4.4
Duration: 2​h 30​min

Historic Sites in Perth

4.6
Duration: 2​h
4.5
Duration: 2​h
4.4
Duration: 2​h
4.3
Duration: 2​h

Nearby attractions in Perth

5.0
Duration: 8​h
5.0
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.9
Duration: 8​h
4.8
Duration: 2​h

Nature in Perth

4.0
Duration: 2​h
4.2
Duration: 8​h
4.3
Duration: 2​h
4.9
Duration: 8​h
4.9
Duration: 3​h 30​min
5.0
Duration: 8​h
4.8
Duration: 1​h 30​min