Guwahati War Cemetery


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Distance (From Guwahati Railway Station): 2.5 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins

Place Location: On Navagraha Temple Road

Transportation Options: Walk/Trek

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 2.5 km from Guwahati Railway Station, Guwahati War Cemetery is a cemetery located in the Silpukhuri area of Guwahati, Assam. Situated on Navagraha Road, it is one of the must visit places in Guwahati and among the historical places to visit in Assam.

The Cemetery was started during the Second World War for burials from the several military hospitals posted in the area. Later, other graves were brought in by the Army Graves Service. There are now 486 Commonwealth servicemen of the Second World War buried or commemorated in this cemetery. Of these, 25 burials are unidentified. The cemetery also contains 24 Chinese war graves, and two non-war graves. The cemetery is maintained by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission with its head office in the UK.

Timings: 8 AM - 5 PM