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Taukkyan War Cemetery, Yangon (Rangoon)

Categories: Cemeteries, Monuments, Tourist Spots
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4.4/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web
Myanmar's largest cemetery, Taukkyan War Cemetery commemorates fallen Allied soldiers from the British Commonwealth. Opened in 1951, the cemetery contains graves of 6,374 victims who lost their lives in World War II; due to postwar unrest, around 27,000 buried bodies and names remain lost to archives. Isolated by jungle from roadside sites, the thoughtfully designed memorial provides insight into the war on Burmese soil. During your visit, carry extra water and sunglasses, as well as an umbrella or hat for common rain showers. Put Taukkyan War Cemetery into our Yangon (Rangoon) tour planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Yangon (Rangoon).
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  • Is there now and see the name of the individual knowledge of history, but carved in stone of various countries. Will be considered. In young age, can see that tourists can now not irreplaceable time. I think we keep the cherished.
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  • This is really well kept and was a thought provoking place to visit. I did find the young people taking selfies rather distasteful though 
  • This cemetery is the final resting place for more than 20,000 Allied soldiers in World War II in then Burma were killed in the fight against the Japanese. The field of honour is well maintained with all small bronze commemorative pictures with names. To my surprise and dismay is actually this cemetery used to picnic to play in the Sun to lie and so on. Some interest what all those soldiers have done is not there and the Myanmar Government does nothing about it.
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  • war can only bring great harm for human, is not the solution for any problem. we should cherish peace and defend peace.
  • We stopped on the way to Bago and the memorial site is very well maintained. To me it is a bit depressing with all these young men and their graves but i understand the importance of a site like this. If you are interested in WWII this is a great place to visit.
  • My grandfathers grave is there unfortunately some how he was counted in unknown, planing to visit by 2017
  • The best view for photo shoots
  • Nice Place & Very Romatic Place :* :)
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