Bomana War Cemetery, Port Moresby

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Pay respects at Bomana War Cemetery, a site that serves as the resting place for about 4,000 Papua New Guinea and Australian soldiers who died fighting the Japanese during World War II. The thousands of white marble headstones stand in long rows across a green field, and many relatives of the deceased travel here to leave flowers on the lost soldiers' graves. While it's true that Americans also died during the battle, most of their bodies were returned to U.S. soil. Also look for the Port Moresby Memorial behind the cemetery that commemorates the fallen soldiers. Make Bomana War Cemetery part of your personalized Port Moresby itinerary using our Port Moresby online visit planner .
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  • Was rated highly on trip advisor; hence I visited. Amazing the number of people who died; if you are of common wealth descent then i would recommend. Very clean and well maintained. Worth a trip if yo...  more »
  • This is a must see when in Port Moresby. Very well maintained and I was very impressed. A bit away from the city centre, but worth the trip to see. Thanks!  more »
  • If you want to pay your respects to the fallen and the brave in PNG this is one place to go. It is not a tourist attraction, but a place to take the time to understand history and pay your respects. T...  more »
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