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Taukkyan War Cemetery is in Taukkyan town in the township of Mingaladon, Yangon greater area, on the main highway No 1 Pyay Road. From the centre of the city of Yangon, it is 21 miles north and 11 miles from the international airport, 45 minutes...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very well maintained war cemetery by the Burmese people tending the complex. I was very disappointed to see on the Sunday that we visited that the local Burmese people who had come to the cemetery in their droves have little or no regard for the...More

Thank NawtyStupot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Its a place of sadness and yet so glad I visited. Many young soldiers lost there lifes it is a prestine with well looked after grounds. A few Aussies where to be found amongst these soldiers.

Thank bwisetraveller
Reviewed August 1, 2018

A War Cemetery can be an immensely moving interruption in the joy of doing all the touristy things one does, and hence it becomes all the more memorable, and worthwhile in retrospect. Burma surely must have been one of the last places on earth to...More

Thank Exo M
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Large wel kept CWGC WW11 Cemetery with nearly 30,000 graves. Really shows the wide diversity of troops in the British 14th "Forgotten" Army under General Bill Slim. English, Scottish, Welsh, Irish, Nepalese Gurkhas, Indians, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis, Burmese, Canadian, Australian, New Zealand, Kenyan, Nigerian, South African....More

Thank Nigel G
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Good to stop off on the way to Bago. It breaks up the journey. Well kept cemetery. Make sure you look through the visitors books.

Thank rgwbaldwin
Reviewed June 15, 2018

It is alike a great landscaped park with colonial design looking from afar. Rest in peace for those who sacrificed their lives defending Burma against Japanese occupation. It is a respected burial ground for approximately 30,000 war time heroes. For tourists, it is a stopover...More

Thank TedHKPCCW
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

This place is very well maintained and honors those soliders who died defending Burma. There are both names of Burmese as well as English. Nice place to stop and remember.

Thank owlesey
Reviewed May 1, 2018

This is a well maintained war cemetary, but dont expect any explanatory information on site. It is about 20 minutes north of the airport, so you might stop there if you are travelling to or from Yangon by road, or if you have a long...More

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Reviewed April 17, 2018

The cemetery lies about 40 mins north of the centre of Rangoon near to the airport. Any easy bus or taxi ride. It has recently been refurbished and looks wonderful. Well maintained lawns and memorials and planting of local plants reminiscent of English gardens. There...More

2  Thank Jackie C
Reviewed April 11, 2018

I am pretty surprised with such a high ranking of this memorial. With all respects to fallen heroes, I don't consider it a must do thing in Yangon. Moreover, it's not in Yangon, but in it's greater area, in the outskirts. You'll need 45-60 min...More

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Dean M
November 27, 2017|
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Response from Win Shwe M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply. Yes, main building is under refurbishment. It might take even longer than 27 December. But if you request to the staff on site, you may allow into the building at lunch break (between 12:00-1:00 pm).
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November 7, 2017|
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Response from Win Shwe M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply! Remembrance Day Service was already held on 12 November in downtown Rangoon as the building was under refurbishment.
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Makkies
February 3, 2016|
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Response from MaGraceVDy | Reviewed this property |
We rented a van. It's about over an hour drive. I think the registry is being kept by the Commonwealth War Graves in London.
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