visit

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 December 2017.

Location

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").

Visitor Facilities

  • Accessibility

    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.


Events

Events

CWGC sites around the world host an array of events from open days and exhibitions to commemoration and rededication services throughout the year. 

Get the War Graves App

The CWGC War Graves App is a great application for anyone planning a trip to our war cemeteries, for those just curious to find war graves near them, or for those who want to remember the 1.7 million Commonwealth servicemen and women who died in the two world wars.

Simple to use, the CWGC War Graves App allows you to search for war graves at more than 23,000 locations, in more than 150 countries and makes it easy to find and visit these places of remembrance.

Features include:

  • Discover cemeteries and memorials around the world
  • Discover war graves near you that you never knew existed
  • Get directions from your location
  • Download images of cemeteries and memorials
  • Featured locations detailing extra information

The CWGC War Graves App is available for Android and iOS. Use the buttons below to download your own free copy.

other featured cemeteries & memorials

Delhi War Cemetery

Built in 1951, there are more than 1,020 British Empire casualties from the Second World War buried or commemorated here, together with a number of war graves of other nationalities.

Forceville Communal Cemetery and extension

The cemetery extension was one of the first CWGC sites to be built after the First World War. There are more than 300 graves of servicemen from the First World War here.

Neuve-Chapelle Memorial

The memorial commemorates more than 4,700 Indian soldiers and labourers who lost their lives on the Western Front during the First World War and have no known grave.