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Commonwealth War Cemetery, Kandy
(4.4/5 based on 280+ reviews on the web)
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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  • All citizens of the former USSR are well acquainted with the history of World War II. But visiting such distant places and personally, you understand that victory in the 2nd World War forged all peoples ...
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  • A beautiful resting place for those who gave their lives in the Second World War. If you're lucky you might get to meet the wonderful gentleman who tends the graves and its gardens with love and care....  more »
  • Formerly known as Pitakande Military Cemetery, it was acquired originally by the military authorities, and was subsequently taken over by the Commission as a permanent war cemetery. The Army Graves Se...  more »