Maynamati War Cemetery A Historical Place At Comilla
Moynamoti War Simetri, also known as the Commonwealth Cemetery. To the locals, it is known as the graveyard of the English. There are 737 soldiers of the Second World War lying here forever. Of these, 24 were Japanese prisoners of war and 1 was a civilian. In the language of the locals, it is called the English cemetery, but in fact, there are Muslims, Christians, Jews, Hindus, and Buddhists lined up here. The rank of Brigadier from a soldier killed in World War II and later wounded in battle is buried here. Tipra Bazar in Comilla Cantonment, 5 km west of Comilla town, adjacent to the Dhaka-Chittagong highway. Between Tipra Bazar and Mainamati Saheb Bazar, on the left side of Comilla-Sylhet road, this is the second Commonwealth tomb located in Bangladesh on four and a half acres of hilly land of natural beauty. There are graves of other Commonwealth soldiers in the country on Badsha Mia Chowdhury Road in Chittagong city. There are graves of 755 soldiers.
When it is open
Except for two days of Eid, the war cemetery is open to the public every day of the year from 8 am to 12 noon and from 1 pm to 5 pm.
How to go from Sayedabad
Tisha (01731217322), Upakul (01981002932, 01981002942), Kamalapur to BRTC (01770493775), or Asia Line transport to Comilla. Tipra Bazar of Comilla Cantonment adjacent to Dhaka-Chittagong Highway, 5 km west of Comilla town. Between Tipra Bazar and Mainamati Saheb Bazar, on the left side of the Comilla-Sylhet road, is the second Commonwealth tomb located in Bangladesh on four and a half acres of hilly land of natural beauty. Buses or CNG can be added from Comilla city.
Where to stay
There are several hotels and guest houses including Comilla Club, Comilla City Club. There are all types of AC or non-AC systems. The cost of living in a room for two will be 1 thousand to 3 thousand Tk per night. Apart from this, there are Hotel Chandrima, Hotel Sonali, Hotel, Shalban, Hotel, Nidrabagh, Ashiq Rest House, etc. The rent is between 200 to 600 Tk.
Ashik Residential Rest House – Nazrul Avenue Comilla
Hotel Abedin – Address: Station Road Comilla
Hotel Nurjahan – Address: Dhaka-Chittagong Highway, Comilla
There is a bard near the Buddhist monastery. You can also stay there by contacting Bard.
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