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Address: Port Drive | Kimberley Region, Broome, Western Australia 6275, Australia
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Don't go on a hot day! but I enjoyed walking around and looking at the beautiful headstones. You can walk from town beach, or stop by on your cycle to Cable Beach. Nice to learn... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Cairns, Australia
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We was not particular overcome with our visit here. Yes it held memories I guess for many, but I felt it was just a seemingly untended cemetery.

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't go on a hot day! but I enjoyed walking around and looking at the beautiful headstones. You can walk from town beach, or stop by on your cycle to Cable Beach. Nice to learn about the solid history of town, but make sure you go early morning, or late avo as theres not much shade.

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Thank SahMara
Taree, Australia
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162 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

I have never been to such a bleak cemetery as this one in Broome. The Japanese section is very well kept and is a reminder of the hardships these people must've endured. The Chinese Cemetery is next door but not as well kept. Then there is the General Cemetery with lots of rubbish, graves covered in all sorts of stuff... More 

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Thank WandaSandhills
Thornlie, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

The Cemetery is very barren...and solemnly depressing. We went in November and it was oppressively hot. We couldn't read the headstones as we don't read Japanese. After this visit we decided not to visit the Chinese Cemetery

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Thank Robert R
Taree, Australia
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13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

My son lives in Broome and the cemetery is just across the road so when I visit him I visit the cemetery. It's a fascinating place and my young grandson came with me and we spent a couple of hours walking amongst the headstones and talking about the old pearling days in Broome. As my son is a modern day... More 

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Thank JudeCTaree_Australia
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30 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Worth a visit to see an early example of multiculturalism in Australia. The union of Japanese and European families was evident in some of the headstones.

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whakapapa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Congratulations to the town council for keeping this place looking so sharp and interesting. It is indeed testimony to the pearling luggers and there crew and rewarding for tourists to see.

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Thank kiwiski
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Interesting History and with the black marble, especially with the headstones being stolen then found again. Although the one Australian name upfront there is curious

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Set out of town is the Japanese cemetery containing 919 graves. Alongside is the Chinese cemetery....

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Thank Jason L
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

The cemetery was good and very big. It was interesting to see all of the grave stones and how many there were. I suggest going here.

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