Commonwealth War Cemetery, Kandy

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#2 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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  • This Commonwealth War Cemetery was one of the most beautiful, calm and poignant places I have ever visited. Don't miss it! The words will make you think about what others sacrificed for us. A little p...  more »
  • Our driver introduced us to the gardener who looked after this small but interesting cemetery. Most of the graves are those that were killed when the Japanese bombed Sri Lanka (then Ceylon) in WW2. A ...  more »
  • On a whistlestop tour of the graveyard en route to Kandy to briefly pay our respects to all that perished in WW2. Interesting to know that until this day the British government provides the £ for the ...  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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