A spooky yet riveting evening walk to the 2nd World War Cemetery awaits the brave nocturnal adventurer. It houses the graves of Christian and Muslim soldiers while the Hindu soldiers were cremated and are commemorated by simple tomb stones and a monument. There are a total of 548 graves in this cemetery.
1. Duration - 1 Day
2. Destination - Assam State Museum,Guwahati
3. Activities - City Walk
4. Transport - Not Included
Meet at Silpukhuri bus stop at 10AM. From there we walk till 2nd World War Cemetery.It has the graves of Christian, Hindu and Muslim soldiers were cremated and are commemorated by simple tomb stones and a monument. There are a total of 548 graves in this cemetery. According to the Commonwealth War Cemeteries Group (CWCG), among these there were 486 graves of persons from the British army, including the Indian soldiers fighting for the British. The cemetery also contained 25 unidentified graves, 11 Japanese graves, 24 Chinese war graves, and two non-war graves. Later we will walk to Nabagraha (Naba = Nine, Graha = Planets) temple the nine planets of the Indian mythology. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Inside the temple, a central Shiva lingam is surrounded by the nine Shiva lingams each representing a planet.We bade you goodbye from here. Before it is too late, come & explore your own city, enjoy every moments with us from walking tours to heritage sites.
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