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Kohima War Cemetery

39 Nh, Kohima, India
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Well kept Historic site rite in Centre of town. Kohima is a nice place but be prepared for bumpy... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jamie C
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
via mobile
Mesmorizing place

One should not miss to visit this place once you are in Kohima. Really very serine place. We feel... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Vadodara, India
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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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39 Nh, Kohima, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Well kept Historic site rite in Centre of town. Kohima is a nice place but be prepared for bumpy roads. It was an honor to see the war site and the town build rite around it.

Thank Jamie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One should not miss to visit this place once you are in Kohima. Really very serine place. We feel proud to see the place and II salute all the martyrs of world war II.

Thank Maulik_Shah1984
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Kohima War Cemetery was constructed by the Commonwealth war graves commission in the memory of dead soldiers during second war world and to commensurate victory in the battle of Kohima.

Thank soyuzkc
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

soldiers of the 2nd British Division of the Allied Forces who died in the Second World War at Kohima, the capital of Nagaland, India, in April 1944. The soldiers died on the battleground of Garrison Hill in the tennis court area of the Deputy Commissioner's residence. According to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC), which maintains this...More

1  Thank alfredzaman
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Not only this place holds rich history of WWll, you will instantly fall in love with the natural beauty of this place. You can see the city around you.. What a massacre war has done to this planate... I really felt life isn't fare by...More

1  Thank Blackfury60
Reviewed 25 July 2017

The place is connected to the history of war at Kohima where our soldiers fought during WW-II. It brings out an emotional feeling that these many soldiers laid down the lives just to save on the country from Japanese. As we also have our soldiers...More

Thank Ravi R
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Kohima War Cemetery is a must visit for those who love history and stories of bravery and brotherhood. To others, it offers an island of calm in the middle of busy Kohima, along with great views of the city. For the uninitiated, Kohima War Cemetery...More

Thank Noshtradamus_IN
Reviewed 14 July 2017

You do not realize the vastness of the cemetery unless you step in. Bang in the center of Kohima, this cemetery takes you back in time. Beautifully maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, this memorial houses the graves of the brave soldiers who fought...More

Thank anitha g
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Located at the center of the city. Very well maintained. Offers good view of the city. This is a cemetery for fallen soldiers during a battle which was part of WWII. Has beautiful garden

Thank SunManBlore
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Less of cemetery ,more of a landscape. It located right at the center of Kohima town if I may say so. It is at high altitude so it offers great view of the beautiful town. Amazing views. The cemetery is well maintained, lots of rose...More

Thank nanz100
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