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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 War Cemetry

It is situated right in the middle of the town. But be sure to reach early as it closes by 4 PM. A great place to pay homage to the war war heroes. You can see rows of graves very... read more

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Guwahati, India
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Guwahati, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is situated right in the middle of the town. But be sure to reach early as it closes by 4 PM. A great place to pay homage to the war war heroes. You can see rows of graves very neatly maintained.

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A cemetery dedicated to British and Indian soldiers who resisted the Japanese invasion of India. The graves are placed in stepped terraces and at the highest point is the cremation memorial. There is a young cherry tree which is the shoot of the original cherry tree which was used as a sniper post by the Japanese. Do not miss the... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well laid cemetery of the British soldiers who lost their lives in the war against Japanese forces in 1944. The cemetery is well maintained

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's strange to grade a cemetery VERY GOOD. like all military cemeteries around the world, it's a sad testimony to the stupidity of mankind. You walk along the stones, see the age of the dead soldiers, and feel like crying. the area of the cemetery, was a ground to fierce battle between, a small British force, to a large Japanese... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A nice place to visit. People can enjoy the beauty of the Kohima city from that cemetery and can remember the heroes.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

The War Cemetery at Kohima, the capital of Nagaland, is a very important part of the history of India, one that we are proud of. The Battle of Kohima had lasted for three months, during which a small group of soldiers had bravely blocked the Japanese troops at the border from invading India. The Kohima War Cemetery, previously known as... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

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 and 1 non-war burial. At the highest point in the cemetery stands the... More 

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Bhubaneswar, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Commemorates brave soldiers and Naga warriors that halted Japanese advance in Kohima. Well maintained gardens, walking pathways, exhibits and photo description. Great view of the busy city from the site. A great place to spend an hour or so. Excellent.

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

I visited this cemetery couple of times. It is one of the most visit place while you are in Kohima, Nagland. The entrance is free and you would need 2-3 hours time to visit it. You could see beautiful view of Kohima Bazzar and other green hills from this place. You may like to visit WW II Museum which is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 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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