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Address: Port Drive | Kimberley Region, Broome, Western Australia 6275, Australia
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Beautifully laid out, wonderful gravestones

Quite impressive, very Zen. Wonderful gravestones, beautiful out-of-the-ordinary shapes of rock. Eloquent memorial to all those who lost their lives pearling. Not much... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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Fremantle, Australia

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North Vancouver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This is the loveliest part of the Broome cemetery. I guess the high fencing and CCTV cameras help keep it that way. Plus it isn't overwhelmed with tacky plastic flowers.

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Fremantle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Quite impressive, very Zen. Wonderful gravestones, beautiful out-of-the-ordinary shapes of rock. Eloquent memorial to all those who lost their lives pearling. Not much information, but the site speaks for itself. Unless you read Japanese, don't expect to understand anything your senses and spirit don't bring you...

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Toowoomba, Australia
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

good to visit but need to have English translation as did not know what was written on stones. would of make it more interesting

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Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

the japanese cementery is the nicest part of the broome cementery. The graves are completely nasty, as if nobody looks after them. However i dont know why a city would concidere a (shady) cementery as an attraction, its kind of poor.

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Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

A peaceful spot to reflect on the Japanese lives lost at sea in the early days of the pearling industry. Also attached to the main Broome cemetery which clearly has a long history and is worth a stroll. Point of interest!!! On Monday to Friday between 6-9AM there is a mobile coffee truck that parks in front of the cemetery... More 

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Perth
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It was an interesting place to walk through - doesn't take much of your time. It was good to see that it was restored and well maintained. Helpful to know the history of it before (or after) you visit the cemetery if you don't go there with a tour.

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Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

What they have done here is just lovely. The headstones have all been revamped and they have great history here

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

we wondered through looking at the grave sights and were so surprised to see how much this place was so well looked after, we were amazed to see how many Japanese were in Broome back then if in Broome see all you can it is a very interesting part of Australia

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

A walk around the Japanese Cemetery doesn't take long but it is very interesting. Pearl diving cost some more than ever could be imagined. A glimpse into old Broome.

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Perth, Australia
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

This is a place that is full of history, memories and information regarding the war. definitely worth a visit

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Address: Port Drive | Kimberley Region, Broome, Western Australia 6275, Australia
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Broome

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