Commonwealth War Cemetery, Kandy

4.7
#3 of 12 in Historic Sites in Kandy
Clean and well-manicured at 910 m (2,985 ft) above sea level, Commonwealth War Cemetery contains the graves of soldiers and auxiliary staff who died during World War II. The cemetery provides a final resting place for over 300 persons, including British, East African, Sri Lankan, Indian, Canadian, Italian, and French soldiers. Put Commonwealth War Cemetery and other Kandy attractions into our Kandy vacation tool , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Beautifully maintained and you can read the story of Ceylon relative to this area during the Second World War. There is a caretaker there who is very helpful and will assist you with information (a 20...  more »
  • This is on most tours and perhaps worth a quick look. Don't hang about though there are more interesting places to see.  more »
  • We always try to seek out a CWGC location when abroad and spend a little time reflecting on the names and history associated with them. This one is only small but is, as they always seem to be, very b...  more »
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  • It may have been twenty+ years ago but I remember my shock of seeing the age of these heros ,so young ,so sad

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