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Address: Port Drive | Kimberley Region, Broome, Western Australia 6275, Australia
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This was very cool , I have never been to a Japanese Cemetery before. There are a lot of head stones there. I also noted that it is an active cemetery with new burials in the last... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

It was interesting and sad to see how many people died in the pursuit of pearls. I like that it is still in use for people who have died recently. It gets very hot and there is limited shade so an early morning visit is the best time.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

This was very cool , I have never been to a Japanese Cemetery before. There are a lot of head stones there. I also noted that it is an active cemetery with new burials in the last year

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

A real part of Broome's history - just a shame the headstones have been vandalised. Well worth a visit

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is a nice place to visit if you like reading&looking at a lot of the old headstones very interesting.

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Bunbury, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

A great eye opener to the amount of olives lost during the early pearling era and the subsequent cyclones. Sad to see the headstones are all mostly damaged and some not fixed at all.

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Broome, Western Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Cemeteries are sad places and this one has many, many grave sites of Japanese pearlers. It will inform travellers and locals of a time not long ago.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Well arranged and respectful. Interesting headstones but all in Japanese. Some information in English at entrance. Next to Chinese Cemetery and Broome Cemetery.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The Japanese cemetery gave an incredible feeling when you walked through the gates, you could feel the respect for those buried there in the way the cemetery was laid out and presented. Well worth a visit if you are in Broome

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Was there on a day trip around Broome sights and was interested in its historical perspective as well as the various reasons for the different shaped headstones.....hint..avoid the heat of the day ..there was a coffee and drink wagon there for some refreshments

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Deniliquin, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Such a serene place. A place to reflect even if you dont understand the Japanese language. The loss of life and the pearling industry.

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