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Bomana War Cemetery

Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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Definitely worth a visit very well maintained

Worth a visit and a very well maintained war cemetery looked after by Australian Government with... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jay K
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Melbourne, Australia
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Oh so young!

The price paid by so many young diggers becomes all too apparent as you wander through the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Terry D
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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a visit and a very well maintained war cemetery looked after by Australian Government with G4S Security on gates visited many times and never had any security issues. Gets very hot in middle if day and afternoon. Take umbrella if wanting to spend a...More

Thank Jay K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The price paid by so many young diggers becomes all too apparent as you wander through the headstones of this immaculately kept cemetery. To see the ages of the fallen and the messages from loved ones chiseled in the marble evokes so many emotions. After...More

Thank Terry D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beyond the legitimate emotions this solemn place generates, this war cemetary is far from being as impressive and heart-breaking as those from the 1st and 2nd WWs in Europe. May be this is due to the general lack of information/explicative notes. Its purposes is obviously...More

Thank capsicum0620
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After completing the Kokoda Track a visit to the Bomana War Cemetery really brings the Kokoda Campaign into perspective. So many young Australians laid to rest after fighting in terrible conditions. All Australian visitors to PNG should visit this beautifully maintained cemetery to pay their...More

Thank stuartbeagley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited Bomana War Cemetery on business trip to Port Moresby. It was beautifully cared for and very moving. There is a separate memorial for the missing service personnel. Most moving was the fact that the New Guineans who were killed during the war are buried...More

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Thank Delene_and_John
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very moving brought home how many died during this time! Only one of three war cemetries.Can be emotional.

Thank Jordan A
Reviewed October 13, 2017 via mobile

Breathtaking how immaculate the cemetery is kept. Very sobering moment visiting and paying our respects. Must do if you’re in POM

Thank Jasmineo84
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

I had my taxi driver take me to this place and wait while I walked the premises and looked around the War Cemetery. There were many people working here and all the people were extremely friendly. There was just a few local people looking around...More

Thank Ron780
Reviewed September 25, 2017

A beautiful place but sad at the time. Reading some of the head stones is quite heart breaking - so young. The grounds are kept immaculate which to me shows the respect they have for the fallen.

Thank LonelyTravler
Reviewed September 8, 2017

Best time to visit is ANZAC Day Dawn Service. very eerie in the breaking dawn light. Otherwise well maintained throughout the year. Plenty to see and read if you are a history or war buff, but nobody around to tell you anything, except the maintenance...More

Thank pkent1961
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Jenna G
April 26, 2017|
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Response from -Guzzis-are-ace- | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I was with friends who are used to driving in PNG, I wouldn't recommend you drive yourself if you are unfamiliar with PNG. The drive is not that far, about half an hour from memory.
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Genevieve R
August 23, 2016|
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Response from 704RichardW2014 | Reviewed this property |
No cost Day light opening No cafe
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