Imphal War Cemetery

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    Location: RWFW+278, Kabo Leikai, Imphal, Manipur 795001, India.

    Visiting Time: 1-2 hours.

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    The Imphal war cemetery is located in Imphal, the capital of the Indian state of Manipur. It is in northeast India and Borders in upper Burma (Myanmar). This cemetery has 1,600 Commonwealth burials of the second world war. It is maintained by Commonwealth  War Graves Commission.


    Imphal War CemeteryPeople from India, as well as others, come to visit this place because of its history. The cemetery has 1,600 graves of the brave soldiers and bears testimony to their sacrifice and this area is covered with green grass and roses. The cemetery is used to display the names of the martyrs on their respective graves and the tourists also get a chance to explore the rich flora of the region’s beautiful flowers. Tall trees have been planted to reach the beauty its scenic beauty. The main reason of attracting to this place is Its rich history place.


    Historical place in Imphal. Imphal war cemetery.

    In 1942, during the second world war, The Japanese army occupied Burma by defending the Commonwealth forces. Then they reinforced In Burma and used it as the ‘staging ground’ for an attack on Imphal. Then the intention of Assam contains the Chinese air operations across the Himalayas. After the defeat of Burma, the army retreated to Imphal in India. And it was the easiest route from Burma. Indian diaspora in Burma of nearly 400,000people also fled to India. The battle is considered to be the next day of Kohima. During the battle, over 50,000 people died. The battle has been termed the Normandy of the east. It is reported that during the second world war the number of death in Kohima and Imphal was over 65, 000 Japanese troops and 18, 000 British and Indian soldiers.

    Inside/Outside Views

    Imphal war cemetery is a tribute to those soldiers who died in the second world war. The cemetery is set in peaceful surroundings with well-maintained grassland. This cemetery is dedicated to those who died in the battle of Kohima. This cemetery is sited at the exact location Where this battle was fought. It also provides a beautiful view of Kohima. At the top of the cemetery, there is a dome-like memorial structure. People come from different countries come to visit this place and visit the monuments and pay tribute to the soldiers. The environment in the Place is very calm.

    Opening Hours

    9 am to 4 pm is the visiting time of this place and for avoiding rush you can visit the place in the morning time.

    Entry & Others Fees

    There are no entry fees for this place. It is free to visit.

    How to Reach

    By Air: Imphal International Airport is the nearest airport to this place. After you reach There you can take a taxi to reach the place.

    By Rail: Dimapur Railway Station is the nearest railway from This place. So, after reaching There you can take a taxi or bus to reach there.

    By Road: It is the easiest way ever. You can hire a taxi or bus to reach the place.

    Tips for Travellers

    You should take a small bag Where you can carry all the important things.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, it is safe to visit the Place.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, photography is allowed in This place. There are no charges for photography.

    Que-03: Are there any parking facilities at This place?

    Ans: No, there are no parking facilities in this place.

    Que-04:Is there any restaurant inside the place?

    Ans: There is no restaurant inside the place. So do carry your own water bottle and the other necessary things which you need.

    Que-05: How many days of a week does this place remain open? 

    Ans: The cemetery is open for visitors when the staff members are on duty and it is closed on Sundays.

    Que-06:How much time will it take to visit the place?

    Ans: It will take around 1 hour to visit this place.

    Que-07: What is the ideal visit time to This place?

    Ans: It can be visited any time of the year but the ideal visit time of this place is Between October to march. So, Don’t miss the opportunity

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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