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... read more
Formerly known as Pitakande Military Cemetery, it was acquired originally...
Formerly known as Pitakande Military Cemetery, it was acquired originally by the military authorities, and was subsequently taken over by the Commission as a permanent war cemetery.
Kandy is in central Sri Lanka, 910 metres above sea-level. It is 121 kilometres north-east of Colombo, from which it is easily reached by road.
From the Botanical Gardens at Peridenya, take the road to Kandy. Just past the gardens, take a left turning at the roadside direction sign, down Lady Magdalene Drive. The Cemetery is approximately 1.5 kilometres along this road.