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Kohima War Cemetery

NH 39, Kohima, India
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Ranked #1 of 15 Attractions in Kohima
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Cemeteries, Cultural
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Type: Cemeteries, Cultural
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washington
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52 reviews 52 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Place--kohima,,capital of Nagaland(on old trade route from India to Burma) About --it is an old war cemetery which is even today maintained by commonwealth nations society in remembrance of the many soldiers who laid down their lives in defence of India against Japanese invasion. These soldiers were Indians,,Africans,,Europeans and other allied countries.. The place is on top of a small... More 

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San Francisco
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Oh yes, it is very well preserved to sing the glory of the Brits who dies during the war. No mention about the fact that Bose is considered the leader of India's Independence movement. I do not know where the money comes from for the upkeep of this place but some of this money should be spent to maintain Maoirang... More 

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bangalore
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Everyone that comes to this town must visit this place, You will surely carry a story to tell the world.

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

A well maintained Commonwealth war Graves of World War 2.If you are visiting Nagaland, don't miss this place.The inscriptions on the graves by their beloved ones brings silent tears to your eyes.People from all countries and faith fought together.They gave their lives for our today.A truly Amazing place.

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Devizes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

The site of the final stages of the battle - the tennis court - is clearly marked out on the edge of this beautifully kept military cemetery. It is peaceful although in the town and a very moving experience to pay it a visit.

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Dharmapuri, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

It's well maintained by commonwealth war Graves commission and this place is dedicated to thousands of Indian and British soldiers who given their lives for us most of the soldiers are below 24 age.. please don't miss this place......................

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Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

It was a good historical place. A place must visit if you are visiting Kohima. a cemetry on 2nd worl war. It was a good experience

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I've been to a number of war cemeteries in the UK and have never seen as many local people paying their respects to the fallen like I did here. It's become a part of the social scene to go thee with friends and study the gravestones and was a great thing to see

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

this is a place nobody should miss while travelling to kohima ... here lies the 1600 bravest men who had fought the japanese during the world war 2.. this graveyard was once a tennis court and the house of a british officer. it was destroyed by the japanese troops during the war ... a must this cemetery as it reminds... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Honorable, nothing to dislike other than the waste of human life during wartime. The grounds are well kept and in a convenient place to visit.

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