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Address: Port Drive | Kimberley Region, Broome, Western Australia 6275, Australia
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We were there in 1994 Well worth visiting!

We visited the Japanese cemetery in 1994 on a previous visit to Broome and couldn't help but pity those poor Japanese divers who died of the 'bends' whilst looking for oysters... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If your in Broome and into history, would recommend a stop past. Great photo opportunities as the Japanese cemetery is pretty well looked after. Defiantly demonstrates and pays respects the Asian influences that have shaped Broome, making it so unique.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We visited the Japanese cemetery in 1994 on a previous visit to Broome and couldn't help but pity those poor Japanese divers who died of the 'bends' whilst looking for oysters with pearls inside them. Poor things! It is so different now!

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Very well presented, quite a lot of history. Also Cemeteries are not my favourite places, it is well worth a visit

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Lake Cathie, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This was an interesting look at the past, some of the headstones are interesting in themselves. We caught the local bus & had a short walk to & from the pick up spot, but for people with a walking problem this may not be the best way to go & check your pick up times for return journey before you... More 

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Katherine, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I wouldn't go out of my way to see this. It was certainly well maintained. Much better than the chinese cemetery, but headstones are written in japanese, so no information given

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Chinese and Japanese cemeteries neighbour each other. They are very well kept. There is some English in the cemeteries, but the headstone inscriptions are in Chinese or Japanese.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stopped here as part of our tour group and had a quick look at the cemetary. When you see this many graves it gives you the scope of how many japanese divers died diving for pearls back in the day. This is a place to sit and reflect and walk around and look at the amazing new headstones and... More 

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Caboolture, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

interesting and easy to get to the headstones were made from natural rock sad the age some of them died.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

great to see the history of the divers recognised in this cemetery close to town, well maintained and respectful

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

A visit to the Japanese Cemetary is really a must - very unusual and is also next to other unique cenetaries

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