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Bomber Track - make sure to visit

It's up on top side near the lagoon. Ask a local where exactly is the place. There is a gate on the... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2017
pinchetravels
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
Japanese Guns

There are a few abandoned relics from when the Japanese were in Nauru. Guess it was too hard to... read more

Reviewed February 14, 2017
turoar
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Swan Hill, Australia
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Jun 3, 2018
“Nauru's WWII past”
Nov 18, 2017
“Go and do this walk”
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

This country has a very rich WWII history. The guns are a small part and there are bunkers dotted all over the island and cells and train tracks. I recommend finding a local 'guide' as the route in and out can be easy to lose...More

Thank Trevor L
Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

This country has a very rich history in all things WWII. The guns are a small part there are bunkers galore in the island and cells and train tracks. So find a local and do yourself a favour and do the whole Island Tour. I...More

Thank african_aussie
Reviewed February 21, 2017

It's up on top side near the lagoon. Ask a local where exactly is the place. There is a gate on the left hand side of the road and take the first path on the left. Go up for about 300 meters and the cannons...More

1  Thank pinchetravels
Reviewed February 14, 2017

There are a few abandoned relics from when the Japanese were in Nauru. Guess it was too hard to retrieve them when they left.

Thank turoar
Reviewed December 17, 2016

I climbed to see the Japanese guns with x2 colleagues, sad but accurate historical event. Very worthwhile tried to associate relatives connection.

1  Thank kellye1781
Reviewed August 20, 2015

Basically we only found old Japanese guns positioned randomly throughout the island in people's front gardens rusting in the bushes. The fact that they have been literally unmoved since WWII in itself is interesting. There are also Japanese bunkers scattered around the coastline of the...More

6  Thank Suli and Toa L
Reviewed May 13, 2015

Nothing much to see unless you are interested in history! Otherwise all that you see are some dilapidated gun positions along the beach!

3  Thank Amathai
Reviewed July 19, 2014

Amazing that these are still standing albeit in a state of decay. Gives some insight into the Naruan history

6  Thank Peter C
Reviewed September 11, 2013

If you want to learn about the Japanese occupation of Nauru in the 1940's there is still a lot to be seen - sometimes just from the side of the road. Otherwise, there are walks you can do - but get a guide. They are...More

7  Thank LeanneHarrisonNZ
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