Htauk Kyant War Memorial Cemetery
Yangon - Pyay Rd, Yangon, Myanmar (Burma)
About Htauk Kyant War Memorial Cemetery
The cemetery contains the remains of Allied soldiers who died during World War I and World War II. It contains 6,374 graves from World War II alone, though only 5,576 are identified.
Attractions near Htauk Kyant War Memorial Cemetery
Hlawga Park is an open zoo in Myanmar's Yangon Region. Visitors can go on a safari-style bus ride or an elephant ride through the park, hiking on jungle trails,and boating on the lake.
The temple features a 25 feet tall Buddha called the Loka Chantha Abhaya Labha Muni, which is carved out of a single piece of white marble.
Malamud Pagoda is popular for the giant statue depicting Buddha’s earlier lives. The pagoda is also known for its The Mae Lamu Pagoda Festival and it is usually held on a full moon in December.
The Kabar Aye Pagoda and the adjoining Maha Pasana Guha cave were built in 1952 by U Nu, the prime minister of Burma to host the 6th Buddhist council. The cave is 455 feet long and 370 feet wide. Inside, the assembly hall is 220 feet.
Inya Lake is an artificial lake created by the British as a water reservoir between 1882 and 1883. It is a huge lake and takes about two hours to circle the lake on foot.
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