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Well maintained reminder of a key WW II battle

Dignified memorial to those (on the British side) who lost their lives in this decisive battle... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dhaone
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Kohima, India
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Worth every penny

The beautifully maintained picturesque ( if I may say so ) cemetery is located at a very convenient... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
GurpreetS143
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Pune, India
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KOHIMA WAR CEMETERY lies on the battle ground of Garrison Hill. No trace remains of the bungalow, which was destroyed in the fighting, but white concrete lines mark and preserve permanently the historic tennis court. The cemetery now contains 1,420...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dignified memorial to those (on the British side) who lost their lives in this decisive battle. Sadly most in their early 20s. Also 2 Victoria Cross awardees.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The beautifully maintained picturesque ( if I may say so ) cemetery is located at a very convenient place and its heart wrenching to see all the graves of the Indian as well as British soldiers . The drive from Dimapur airport to Kohima is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Kohima is the site of a "forgotten" battle of WW2, where British and Indian soldiers prevented the Japanese from invading India in 1944. There are about 1400 graves of British and Muslim soldiers in the cemetery, though the actual death toll was much higher. Like...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this war cemetery which was built in memory of soldiers of British army & Indian army who fought against Japanese army.This is a very nice monument & worth viisiting

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

April is a beautiful season to visit War Cemetery with flowers blooming all around the cemetery in different colors. If you are looking for a visit, April is a beautiful season

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank kejarokop
Reviewed July 22, 2018

A beautiful and well kept war cemetery. A must visit if your are in Kohima. From the cemetery you can get an amazing view of the Kohima city

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

It's one of the most popular places in kohoma and a must visit. Its located in the middle of the city and you don't have to look for any transport etc. The place has ample parking g and no entrance fee. The place is very...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018

It was very beautiful a must visit place in Kohima, it is situated between the heart of Kohima City, it is a very clean and maintained place and you can also feel the bravery of our soldiers who fought with English army and their names...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Gives you a perspective of the importance of the place, the role indians had in WW II. Also it gives you a good view of the city from the top here. Do read about the place and check the register kept there

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kartik2512
Reviewed June 21, 2018

It was an excellent place. It is situated on a steep slope, and the views were beautiful. It has been very well looked after with good grass and many flowers. This cemetery is for the people who were killed during the Battle of Kohima From...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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October 11, 2018|
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Response from Sudhir B | Reviewed this property |
Preferably stay in a Guest House if you want to discuss local issues. Enjoy their in-house Library before you venture out. Local English is better than South India. Must Read Newspapers here. Kohima Sanctuary has "Graves... More
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Response from soyuzkc | Reviewed this property |
Hi Janet, Yes, it is very easy to locate the grave of your grandfather as it is well planned and organised. As soon you reach there you can take help of the care taker or maintenance staff. Otherwise, you can look for... More
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Response from Lexvold123 | Reviewed this property |
By car is only way. We had car for a week as part of package so not sure. If you wish contact George and he can give u more details. Campsite Yedikha is where u can google or Facebook George and he can pick u up at airport. More
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