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Stunning place that was worth the walk to it. It was beautiful. Thankful for the information... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hastings, United Kingdom
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Hiked from the windmills with a friend. A calm and peaceful place. The information board was very... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2018
Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning place that was worth the walk to it. It was beautiful. Thankful for the information board there which gave lots of insight into the structure.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Hiked from the windmills with a friend. A calm and peaceful place. The information board was very informative. Really liked this place.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank CJ-BurgessHill
Reviewed 7 November 2018

So much more than a little temple on the Downs. It has history and meaning. Walk, contemplate and, as always do, pray. Magical.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank johnsO3937VW
Reviewed 4 November 2018

What a stunning little place to visit on a beautiful summers day in Brighton. Can't beat a bit of exploring!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank chellyshelly
Reviewed 29 October 2018

This is a must for anyone who likes to walk in the fresh air with wonderful views. Just on the outskirts of Brighton, just north of the Asda in Hollingbury, with easy bridlepaths to follow, takes you to this beautiful memorial. It is worth doing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TheD0cs
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Interesting spot where the British Indian Hindus were cremated when they died as a result of injuries sustained during WWII. The place is in a really lovely spot with great all round views and the 30 minute or so walk is easy going and suitable...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We visit this place once a year around June time for the celebration of the Remembrance Day organised by the Indian High Commission. So much of history on our door step. It is a " Must " visit place

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank patel536
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Great little war memorial dedicated to Indians who fought for England in the first world war-on the South Downs it is about a 30-45 minute walk but is well worth it for the tranquility and spoectacular countryside views.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jmjmr316
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Often seen the Chattri from a distance and talked about taking a walk in the summer to see it. Finally got the chance and picked a perfect summer's day. It's a long but fairly pleasant walk ( we took the longest route to avoid walking...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tammi B
Reviewed 5 April 2018

A must for history buffs. This beautiful place is where the Indian soldiers who served in the first world war were cremated if they failed to survive after being cared for in the Pavillions war time hospital. The site looks towards the sea and maybe...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank G F
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2 January 2019|
Response from johnsO3937VW | Reviewed this property |
About 1.5 miles. It is a long toddle but relatively flat.