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Kohima War Cemetery

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Address: NH 39, Kohima, India
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KOHIMA WAR CEMETERY lies on the battle ground of Garrison Hill. No trace...

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 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War.

At the highest point in the cemetery stands the KOHIMA CREMATION MEMORIAL commemorating 917 Hindu and Sikh soldiers whose remains were cremated in accordance with their faith.

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The kohima war cemetry is a tribute to those who fought bravely and died.this place serves as an abode for their souls to rest in peace.it is very well maintained and really neat... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The kohima war cemetry is a tribute to those who fought bravely and died.this place serves as an abode for their souls to rest in peace.it is very well maintained and really neat and clean.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

..a walk with the angels- that is the only description comes to my mind about this almost sacred grounds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

Symbolizes the sacrifice of our great soldiers not just the Indian but also the British. Well maintained memorial. Usually closed during national holidays.

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

I was not knowing that Indians fought Japanese at Kohima during world war II.Great warriors are sleeping here in a serene and silent atmosphere.The place is kept green and clean very much suiting to the dignity of this place.

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Gorakhpur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

I started from Dimapur , took a shared car taxi , @ Rs 220 /person. Initially got massage that permission from distt. authority/ Inner Line Permit is required to enter, however on personal request and assurance that i m tourist and visiting for one day they allowed me to enter. It was nice feeling on the way to kohima. After... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

Well this city has its own uniqueness, own identity, own history. Kohima as well as whole of Nagaland's history has been influenced by World War 2. I have travelled to Dimapur by flight from Kolkata. Dimapur is a commercial city of Nagaland, then by Dimapur, I have hired a shared car, which costs me around 500 (it can be less)... More 

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Guwahati, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

A must visit place for tourists. With neat and clean environment, this cemetery was built in memory of the soldiers who died in the battle of Kohima. Easily accessible with cabs. Free to visit. You'll have a nice view of Kohima from there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

A must-see for any in Kohima, the war cemetery is a beautifully well-maintained attraction. perfectly manicured grounds are home to hundreds of identical granite graves. Some nameless. Some as young as 17. All from different walks of life, and different religious backgrounds. Fighting so deeply for a cause they believed in. The view of the city from the cemetery is... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Must visit in Kohima ,its beautiful and serene place.Very neat ,clean.You can pay your tribute to the people who laidown their life for the country.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

The cemetery is located on a high hill top and nicely maintained. The plaques were heart wrenching as we saw numerous soldiers died in their teens. It took us nearly three hours to scan through some of the plaques. This is one of the main attractions of Kohima

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