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Address: Bagamoyo Road, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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Dar es Salaam War Cemetery now contains 1,764 Commonwealth burials of the...

Dar es Salaam War Cemetery now contains 1,764 Commonwealth burials of the First World War, 60 of them unidentified, and 41 from the Second World War, 7 of them unidentified. The 112 war graves of other nationalities, the majority of them Belgian and German, all date from the First World War. The cemetery also contains the DAR ES SALAAM HINDU CREMATION MEMORIAL which commemorates 14 Indian servicemen whose remains were cremated in accordance with their faith. The DAR ES SALAAM BRITISH AND INDIAN MEMORIAL which stands within Dar es Salaam War Cemetery, commemorates by name more than 1,500 officers and men who died in East Africa during and after January 1917 (the advance to the Rufiji river) who have no known grave. The memorial was moved from a site elsewhere in the township and re-sited in Memorial Garden A. The earlier casualties are commemorated by a similar memorial at Nairobi, Kenya.

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Great food

There is a different types of food in low cost,desired environment for visiting again because the people working have good to client

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a different types of food in low cost,desired environment for visiting again because the people working have good to client

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see. Cemetery is well kept and fairly small but well organised. A momento to those who lost their lives fighting for our freedoms.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

a well kept resting place for people from many parts of the world that fought in the 'great war' so many years back

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Kampala, Uganda
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Credit goes to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, which maintains these final resting places of fallen soldiers across East Africa. They are a reminder to me that Africa should never again allow herself to be drawn into the conflicts of the great powers, because only great misery came of it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

When one like to travel to past history of Africa & Tanzania, it is better to visit this Cemetery and find out historical truths, learn foreigners occupation.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

This cemetery is very well looked after . The graves are mainly First World War , with a mix of nationalities being there . Indian , African , German & a small number of British . I divided it by walking past . Worth a look if one is interested in this type of thing .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

Dar Es Salaam war cemetery is the tribute to those people who lost there live for country.Salute to them.

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Moshi, Tanzania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2015

This is a beautiful War Cementry! There are beautiful flowers, birds and it is very quite. I sure recommend a visit. It is near the center of Dar es Salaam.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2012

Well maintained site with a care taker who knew where to find my husband's great uncle's WWI grave who then opened a special area so that my husband could sign and make comment in the visitors' book.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2012

A trip down memory lane. Here at this site lies buried 123 RSA soldiers and 1 Navyman who died in the 2nd World War and they were buried there. Very few people visit the cemetary. The grounds, gardens and lawn is well maintained and a worthy visit for the person that loves history.It is safe to visit and take photographs... More 

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