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Kandy Garrison Cemetery, Kandy

Categories: Cemeteries, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web
Stroll through Kandy Garrison Cemetery for a unique perspective on early colonial life in Sri Lanka. The cemetery houses British nationals from the early colonial period, where tombstones reveal the various struggles of those times. Many perished from tropical diseases, but you'll also happen across more exotic causes of demise, including elephant trampling. A single caretaker painstakingly maintains the grounds, and is more than happy to offer an informative tour. Kandy Garrison Cemetery is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Kandy Edition.
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  • We went after having read some tips from other travelers, and the truth that is not worth much.
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  • A wide range of head stones allowing you see the impacts on Sri Lanka and the European immigrants. Whether its the gentleman who died of sunstroke, the families who all died of malaria, the young ages...  read more »
  • A small cemetery which is well-maintained and has someone who will tell you the gory details of what the unlucky inhabitants died from. From the man who was chased by an elephant and 'sweated to death...  read more »
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