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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
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

The whole family were amazed when we saw the picture of J.E.Brandon's grave stone. He would have been my great uncle. I have all the letters he ever wrote to his mother, sister and wife. I also have his flight log book. It has all his flight details including the one where his flight went down. We hope to visit... More

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Gangtok, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

A fitting tribute to the brave allied soldiers who perished in the Battle of Kohima. The cemetery is very well maintained,and is an ideal place to revisit history.

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Thiruvalla, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

A serene place well maintained by the commonwealth war graves commision. Peaceful place right in the heart of Kohima town. Salute to those young blood who were buried there. May they rest in peace.

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Guwahati, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Likes: the way the cemetery has been maintained with the epic story of the Battle of Kohima documented. Dislikes: the way Indian tourists have scant regard for the sanctity of the cemetery. Truly, Indians are the worst louts!

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

those days are gone, but reminiscence does not betray ever. i visited Dimapur, Kohima very recently on a personal tour and found a complete new dimapur and kohima different from what i met in my early days back to 1977-78-79. i joined some company in 1975 and they transfered to then Dimapur, a mere small town with an airport maintained... More

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Guwahati, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

A lovely hillock overlooking the heart of Kohima town. This hillock is encased in history.and is the last point of advance achieved by the Imperial Japanese army. Here lies the epitaphs of hundreds of soldiers of the Allied Forces and Indian soldiers who fought alongside the allied forces. The place is dotted with wonderful and touching epitaphs. During spring and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

It is difficult to get a feel for the Battle of Kohima as so much of the key sites have been built on. But this is amazingly evocative and one can get a view of just how desperate the fighting on Garrison Hill was. It is really well tended and it is really nice that the graves seem to have... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

So peaceful and beautifully maintained. The day that we were there was beautiful, sun shinning and just so peaceful.

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Thane, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

This is a place in the middle of Kohima. This only has war graves. There needed some history and guide to make this more meaningful. Good picturous location for photography of Kohima

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Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Heart was shaken when I saw the age of the Warriors died in 2nd World War..Most of them were between 20-30 some were teenagers also. The view is spectacular with the Cross covering and relenting the souls of all who has given life 2nd world war. First time seen a War Cemetery like this.

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