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Memories to Refresh Your History

Very neat and clean place. One can learn so many details of history and of the moments of World War... read more

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titochiko
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Best and Most Beautiful time to Visit Kohima War Cemetery

April is a beautiful season to visit War Cemetery with flowers blooming all around the cemetery in... read more

Reviewed April 7, 2019
kejarokop
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Kohima, 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 today

Very neat and clean place. One can learn so many details of history and of the moments of World War II....Feel very nostalgic and pray homage to the martyrs..

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

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 and it even make it more meaningful as it was the time when the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank kejarokop
Reviewed March 20, 2019

Here lie the soldiers who died in the battle of Kohima in May-June 1944 at the fag end of WW2............a very well maintained Cemetery..... the epitaphs will move you to shed a tear.....so young and so brave...... very well maintained and beautiful place right in...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

Maintained by the Commonwealth commission of Graves, it’s a historical site to reflect back on. Situated in town and surrounded by markets. It is a gravesite showcasing the fallen warriors aged as young as 17 with a beautifully maintained garden. No entry fees is required....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank samjuktachakraborty
Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

The cemetery is located in the middle of the town. Easy to locate. Google location is correct & direction shown is also correct. It is located on elevated ground. Car parking available inside the premises. No tickets it's free of charge. It takes 30-40 minutes...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

Kohima war Cemetery is a memorial for the soldiers of British Army who lost their lives in 1944 in a battle at that site during World War-II against the invading Japanese forces. It is located near the junction of Kohima-Dimapur regional highway and NH-2,a walking...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

Very good, it's kept in excellent condition. It's huge, so many young people died just feel was it necessary for all this people to die! Or is it just the ego of those leaders! Well first place where they have a list of Indian army...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 29, 2018

This cemetery is colossal and beautifully maintained. One has to visit to experience how hard the fighting was in such a small area of the tennis court which was above the Assistant Commissioner's bungalow. The British tried to get a tank up to the terraces...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Michael L
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

This WWII cemetery is very nicely positioned on the hills with a broad view of Kohima. It is laid on terraces and a great sense of peace and quietness surrounds you during the whole visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed December 22, 2018

but the big question is whether it is worth a long trip out of the way over horrible roads, especially if the purpose of the trip is Hornbill Festival.

Date of experience: December 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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