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Kohima War Cemetery

39 Nh, Kohima, India
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The Battle of Kohima

It touching to visit this cemetery. Most people do not even know that one of the most desisive... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
pieterindia
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Cape Town, South Africa
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A quiet place

Great place to visit and learn about the things and history. A very quiet and calm place and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nalli N
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Bangalore
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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 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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It touching to visit this cemetery. Most people do not even know that one of the most desisive battles of WW2 took place right here.

Thank pieterindia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to visit and learn about the things and history. A very quiet and calm place and wonderful one.

Thank Nalli N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like Imphal Cemetery this is beautifully cared for. What makes this cemetery especially poignant is the fact that is sits at the epicentre of the battle for Kohima and in effect the soldiers are buried where they fell. And of course there are the haunting...More

Thank Alan L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This memorial holds an important position in the history of North-East India. Very touching to see that many of the soldiers who lost their lives in the battles in the region are very young, often in their twenties.

Thank ravichandra108
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one place one cannot miss when in Kohima, whether visiting or passing by the city. Set on a hillock this war cemetery is immaculately tended to. Take some time to walk around and spend a few moments to remember those who laid their...More

Thank Pahari
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Kohima War Memorial Located in the heart of Kohima, capital city of the Indian State of Nagaland and 200 km from the Indo-Myanma border there is a war cemetery that is the famous Kohima War Memorial. Locals and tourist that come to Kohima will certainly...More

Thank chew eng o
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Well maintained n good views n very informative, good views of the valley , can spend an hour there.

Thank kalpnaom
Reviewed 28 December 2017

This is an immaculately laid out cemetery. It is worth reading up about the history before going because it will mean much more. If you are going at the time of the Hornbill Festival then there is an excellent museum in the Hornbill Village which...More

Thank SimonB-Ely
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

There is nothing extraordinary except its history. LOOKS LIKE JUST a park, well manitained. Go there if you have ample time in kohima otbeewise may be skipped

Thank ramkl996922
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Beautifully maintained, it reminds one of the sacrifices that soldiers made to defend India. Lest we forget.

Thank Neecia70
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Janbo52
7 November 2017|
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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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Janbo52
31 October 2017|
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Response from Jamie C | 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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