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Address: Port Drive | Kimberley Region, Broome, Western Australia 6275, Australia
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This is a nice place to visit if you like reading&looking at a lot of the old headstones very interesting.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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62 attraction reviews
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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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98 reviews 98 reviews
15 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
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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132 reviews 132 reviews
86 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We lived in Japan for four years in the '80s, and I felt as if we were back in Aioyama Cemetery when we approached. It was lovely to see the Japanese characters on the headstones.

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North Lakes, Australia
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103 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We took time to walk through this final resting place for so many so far from their home land. They came for the pearling industry and some bought their families too. A short stop to take a look and the headstones are etched into some lovely natural stone.

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Wonthaggi, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Great part of the background and history to Broome, tour guide was great and gave out lots of local knowledge and showed the hard and often very short life, the pearlers led.

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