Chittagong War Cemetery

Type: Cemetery
Contributed By: Nayeem


Chittagong War Cemetery is a memorable burial place for members of the armed forces who died during 2nd world war. Bangladesh Army built it and 755 dead persons were buried there. The soldiers buried there were from United Kingdom-378, Canada-25, Australia-09, New Zealand-02, Undivided India-214, East Africa-11, West Africa-90, Burma (Now Myanmar)-02, Netherlands-01, Japan-19 and Non-soldiers-04. It is maintained by Commonwealth Grave Commission.

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How to go

Chittagong War Cemetery is in Dampara locality, Badsha Mia Chowdhury Road  (No.- 19); a well-known road leading to the Hindu Kali Bari Temple. It’s a bit hard to find the place. You have to hire a CNG Auto Rickshaw to reach there and most of the drivers do not know this place as Cemetery. You have to tell them you want to go to the graveyard of Christian People.

How To Reach: Chittagong District

Dhaka and Chittagong are linked by road. You can take a bus from Dhaka to reach the district of Chittagong. Some of the bus services are listed below for our assistance.

1. Saudia Paribahan
Arambag, Phone: +88-02-7102465
Gabtoli, Phone: +88-02-8018445
Kalabagan, Phone: +88-02-9124792

2. S Alam
Contact: +880 31 636997, 611426

3. Hanif Enterprise
Panthpath: 0173-402670

Dhaka and Chittagong are linked by air. Some of the airlines with flights available from Dhaka to Chittagong are listed below for your assistance.

1. United Airways

Contact: 09606445566, +880 2 8932338,+880 2 8931712

2. Bangladesh Biman

Contact:+88-02-8901600, +88-02-8901730-44

3. Novo Air

Contact: 13603

4. Regent Airways

Contact: 028953003 or 16238

Where to Stay

There are many hotels available in Chittagong. Some of them have been mentioned below for your help.

1. Hotel Golden Inn
Address: 336 Station Rd Chittagong
Contact: 611 004

2. Asian SR Hotel
Address: 291 Station Rd Chittagong
Contact: 031-2850346-8, 01711-889555

3. Hotel Park
Address: 627, DT road, Kadamtoli Chittagong
Contact: 01819-388011

4. Hotel Landmark
Address: 3072, Sheikh Mujhibar Road, Agrabad, Chittagong
Contact: 031-813598/727299

5. Hotel Dream International Ltd
Station Road, Chittagong, Bangladesh

6. Hotel Azad
Enayet Bazar, Chittagong, Bangladesh

7. Hotel Mishka
Station Road, Chittagong 4000, Bangladesh

8. Motel Shaikat
Station Road, Chittagong, Bangladesh

Things to do

  1. In each grave there is an inscription which tells about the names and date in which they were born and died.
  2. The surrounding environment is very pleasant and there are lots of beautiful trees and flowers. You can take snaps here.

Eating Facilities

Travel Tips


Cemetery is open from 8.00 AM to 12.00 PM & 2.00 PM to 5 PM. It remains close from 12:00 pm to 02:00 pm.



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