Rangoon Memorial is located in the centre of Taukkyan War Cemetery. The cemetery is open every day from 07:00 to 17:00.
Due to major renovation work the memorial will be closed to the public until February 2018.
Taukkyan War Cemetery is in Taukkyan town in the township of Mingaladon, Yangon greater area, on the main highway No.1 (Pyay Road). From the centre of the city of Yangon, it is 21 miles north and 11 miles from the International airport, 1 hour drive from the centre of Rangoon and 30 minutes from the International airport. Exact location of the cemetery is North (17º02'08.24") and East (96º07'55.28").
Accompanied wheelchair access is possible through the main entrance and unaccompanied through the side entrance adjacent to the office. For further information regarding wheelchair access, contact our Enquiries Section on +44 (0)1628 507200.
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