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Commonwealth War Cemetery

Lady Magdalene Drive, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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Gem within Sri Lanka

well worth the visit and went as part of an organised tour with Mercury Direct. (although the visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Newcastle, England
Worth a sidetrack from the Tooth Temple

Definitely worth a side track from the Tooth Temple, along the way you'll also pass a newly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Esther S
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Lady Magdalene Drive, Kandy 20000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 1 week ago

well worth the visit and went as part of an organised tour with Mercury Direct. (although the visit was an impromptu one)

Thank Camos07
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth a side track from the Tooth Temple, along the way you'll also pass a newly constructed and spotless toilet (donated by a Chinese construction company). Like other reviewers have said, the caretaker Mr Charles Carmichael is extremely knowledgeable and has been there since...More

Thank Esther S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Impeccably maintained cemetery that keeps War memory alive. Moving feelings occurs as you stroll around the tumbs and see how young most of these men were.

Thank Diane I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small beautifully kept war grave tended with loving care by the gardener who is very proud of his responsibilities which is heart warming. Peaceful and quiet amongst the hustle and bustle of Kandy

Thank princecharlie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Immaculate gardens and an interesting wander around the headstones. Peace and harmony in the mayhem of Kandy. Lest we Forget.

Thank BoatGR
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not much to say. Visited on a Thursday and it was closed. Got some nice photos because I held my phone over the security bars.

Thank Craigkeane
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful place to pause and reflect. This features graves from the Second World War. The gardens are beautifully manicured. Details of the service personnel who died can be located via the British war graves commission in Berkshire.

1  Thank rachwilko
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The gardens here are just amazing and the over 200 grave sites honoured and well cared for. You have over 7 different countries including Sri Lankans, Africans, Canadians, British, Italians though no Aussies even though we did fight here. Saddest part a large majority died...More

Thank Kate G
Reviewed 7 April 2017

A moment of reflection in a wonderful holiday. This beautifyl kept cemetery is a reminder of the many nationalities that died in WW11 in Sri Lanka. A moment of calm and reflection in a a busy city..

Thank John L
Reviewed 4 April 2017

it is good place which is situated in Kandy .One of the tourist attraction now a days:)Good if you can add it to your ravel tub.

Thank Nim L
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Salithra P
Where is the entrance of the sanctuary ?
23 October 2015|
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Response from Seonaidh_11 | Reviewed this property |
on the same street as Cinnamon Citadel Hotel. Its on the opposite side of the road to the river