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Address: Port Drive | Kimberley Region, Broome, Western Australia 6275, Australia
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Interesting history lesson

Visited this place without a guide and with very little information, really enjoyed wandering through the cemetery. Just enough detail to enjoy the history of the pearl divers... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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English first
Brisbane Region, Australia
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

It was interesting to see how many Japanese are buried there but I would not consider it a must see or highlight at all.

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Dapto, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We visited the historic Japanese Cemetery as a part of Doug Fong's local tour, and really enjoyed the historical outline were received. The stories behind many of the graves are tragic, but it is noteworthy that the town of Broome has maintained this important aspect of local history. Well worth a visit!

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sydney australia
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107 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I took a pleasant stroll through the cemetery. It is a very peaceful spot and quite unique, with some lovely trees

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Brisbane, Australia
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53 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Visited this place without a guide and with very little information, really enjoyed wandering through the cemetery. Just enough detail to enjoy the history of the pearl divers difficult life and early death.

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Adelaide, Australia
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40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Loved the headstones which were mainly made of coloured beach stone. Certainly very different to what we usually see in Australian cemeteries. You wouldn't need to spend much time here, but is certainly worth a look.

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Corlette
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We rode our bikes through the cemetery on the paver track. Not that you could read the tombstones as most in Japanese. Certainly different.

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Perth, Australia
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

A history walk through the lives of brave Japanese who contributed towards the establishment of a world renown pearling industry in Broome. Many of their descendants live in Broome now. A must do exercise.

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Greater Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Did not invite to linger. Historically significant, very clean and neat. Spent about 30 minutes seeing and comparing Japanese and Chinese section.

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Melbourne, Australia
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

If you're interested in Broome's history, this is a fascinating place to check out. Beautifully arranged and kept. The other cemetery next door has its own unusual monuments.

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Victoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

My parents told me to visit this cemetery and I am so glad that I did. So sad to think how many people have died. Makes you appreciate how hard these people worked for in most instances little gain. Lovely to just reflect and look at all the headstones.

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