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Commonwealth War Cemetery, Kandy

Categories: Cemeteries, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.5/5 based on 260+ 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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  • We visited this cemetery as part of our tour with our guide. The local man who tended the grounds came to greet us warmly and told us all about who was buried there etc. We found it really moving, hav...  read more »
  • Commonwealth war cemetery contains 203 graveyards of British soldiers who were killed by Japanese during WW2 between 1939 to 1942.. What saddens you most was that all were aged 20 to 30 years and incl...  read more »
  • This beautiful garden is well worth a short visit. Fascinating history, with very knowledgable gardeners. You will be asked for finacial help to 'support their endeavours' in keeping the cemetery well...  read more »
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