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Commonwealth War Cemetery, Kandy

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Cemetery Tourist Spot
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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Sleep easily on any budget in and around Kandy, where affordable hostels for backpackers abound, and luxury hotels and resorts offer every comfort. Some of the best places to stay in Kandy are the many guesthouses and bed and breakfasts, where local hosts welcome visitors with warmth and, often, home-cooked food. Those with deeper pockets can explore the boutique hotels situated in masterpieces of colonial-era architecture, where plenty of charm and service complement the hilltop location.
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  • If you have relatives in the second world war then you must visit if you are in the area to keep the memory alive.  more »
  • well worth the visit and went as part of an organised tour with Mercury Direct. (although the visit was an impromptu one)  more »
  • Definitely worth a side track from the Tooth Temple, along the way you'll also pass a newly constructed and spotless toilet (donated by a Chinese construction company). Like other reviewers have said,...  more »