Good place to visit.but not very impotent. There are lot of more important places around kandy..IF you are plan to stay in kandy more than 3 days then you will get a chance to visit first arrenge your shedule. There are more than 10 places to visit around Kandy.
You will be escorted aroung the small cemetery by the caretaker who only recently showed Prince Charles around. He will tell you about the bizarre and sad deaths of the early British settlers in Kandy, many of whom succumbed to Malaria and jungle fever at a very young age. Not forgetting the cavalier British Army officer who had survived the... 更多
The best thing about this cemetery was the young man who politely offered to give us a tour. His enthusiasm in sharing the stories of the ones buried here is infectious, even if the stories can be a bit ghastly. A lot of the tombstones are illegible (worn down over time), and the lifespan of those buried seems terribly short;... 更多
Quiet, peaceful and a place to reflect on the past, do not rush this visit, the gardener is enthusiastic to impart his knowledge of those he cares for with no holding out of his hand for reward/ Take time to absorb the atmosphere and reflect
the caretaker took us on a tour which was very interesting, learning about some of the early colonial pioneers. The cemetery is very well maintained and the caretaker is a fine young man who seems to take great interest in his work in both maintaining the gardens and providing tours.
I wanted to see this as a scot and the Scottish men and women that died creating Ceylon. Most of the graves are Scottish soldiers but some are people who died of cholera, trampled by elephants or just died, very young. The caretaker is very knowledgable and speaks amazing English with an accent. Remember to give him a few bob
This cemetery is in a beautiful setting and when we went there was no-one else there apart from a couple of local workmen. Very peaceful and felt far more spiritual than the temple. Plus it’s free. One of the young workmen gave us a bit of a tour and we learned the history of all the graves including young men... 更多