Commonwealth War Cemetery, Kandy

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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. Make Commonwealth War Cemetery part of your personalized Kandy itinerary using our Kandy itinerary builder.
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  • August 17, 2017
    This small cemetery, if you have the time to spare, is in memory of Commonwealth fallen. It is probably the most beautiful cemetery you will ever see with colourful plantings between each well maintai...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    Did a visit to this cemetery having visited the older one in town. This is for the loss of life during world war two, British, commonwealth, Italian and others. So well maintained. Details about the a...  more »
  • August 2, 2017
    Nzigh place and tidy though it good attention graves and clear hygiene and no fee to enter these mass graves from World War II.
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