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The Rangoon War Cemetery

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A must on your itinerary.

I regularly return to Yangon, and never fail to visit the Taughchan cemetry, to Lay my respects... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Keith D
Greater London, United Kingdom

When you visit here you will see that this is where local couples go to hide under their umbrellas... read more

Reviewed 4 March 2018
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

I regularly return to Yangon, and never fail to visit the Taughchan cemetry, to Lay my respects . It is most touching to see how young the deceased were , as young as 18 years of age. The cemetry is beautifully kept with manicured lawns.

Thank Keith D
Reviewed 24 March 2018

Most cars and tours stop here on their way to Golden Rock. It's just outside of town of Rangoon. Very well maintained grounds give you a moment to contemplate the horrors of any war

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

When you visit here you will see that this is where local couples go to hide under their umbrellas for some alone time. You can get amazing phots here, it's a break from the bustle of the city and a lovely place to walk around.

Thank vickym3080
Reviewed 18 February 2018

This is 20-30 minutes north of the airport, so you can see it, say, on your way to the airport or on a long layover It is a huge peaceful cemetary that is very well maintained. Unfortunately there are no explanatory panels or anything like...More

Thank X-Ambassador
Reviewed 15 December 2017

There are several war cemeteries in Yangon, the Rangoon War Cemetery is the Commonwealth War Cemetery and just a few kms from city centre. The Taukkyan War Cemetery is 25kms out of the centre of the city (the photo on TA is from Taukkyan). A...More

1  Thank FishyShark
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Very well maintained cemetery to remember those who fought in WWII in Burma. Those represented include; Burmese, British, Welsh, Nigerian, West African, and Indian forces, as well as those representing various religions. Worth a trip!

Thank NicoleBR-Traveler
Reviewed 16 November 2017

The Rangoon War Cemetery was the first burial ground set up after the liberation of Rangoon from the Japanese occupation in May 1945. At present, there are over 1,400 British, Australian, Gurkha, and Burmese prisoners of war being buried or commemorated in the cemetery. The...More

1  Thank zamanwho
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Excellent site very well maintained. Quiet and restful. Well worth a visit.

Thank Rod C
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Very peaceful place, well looked after and respected, truly makes you think and thought provoking, is worth a visit.

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

This is one of Yangon Attractions. Well, there is nth much there since it is cemetery. But the architecture is splendid. Most of people pass by when they travel. Good to take pictures 😂😂

Thank Dana H
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