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South Pacific Memorial Park

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Address: 678 Milalek Drive, Agana, Guam 96910, Mariana Islands
Phone Number: +1 671-646-5278
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This war memorial, created through donations of the Japanese people,...

This war memorial, created through donations of the Japanese people, commemorates those people killed in World War II.

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Touching memorial

If you are in the area, you should visit this touching memorial. I found the site to be quite moving.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 September 2016
Robert D
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Brooklyn, New York
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Was there on a Friday afternoon. Grounds were open, but the buildings/exhibits were closed. Seems to be a collection of monuments by various groups, but not with a coherent master plan. Forlorn with describe it best.

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

If you are in the area, you should visit this touching memorial. I found the site to be quite moving.

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Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We arrived here 30 minutes after the 1700 closing time and the caretaker was just about to close up for the day. In typical Guam fashion, he told us to go ahead and explore and to just lock up when we left. The grounds were older but well kept and we enjoyed our short visit.

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Guam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016

Used to come here all the time when I was a kid. The caves are fun to explore. The bamboo forest is awe inspiring and eerie. There is a mini museum with WWII stuff. No charge, but feel free to make a donation.

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Olympia, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

There are excellent views of the island from the lookouts at the park. In addition, there are excellent memorials.

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Yigo, Mariana Islands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2015

Can be difficult to see signage from Marine Corps Drive but worth looking for. This is a free park to visit. Memorial was well done and easy to navigate. Take the time to hike down the steps and/or the trail to the man-made caves formerly occupied by Japanese forces during World War II.

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Sumter, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2014

This is actually in Yigo, not Agana as the website states. It is a lovely memorial to WWII and visitors can peruse some Japanese artificts from the period, as well as hike to some of the caves the Japanese used to hide out, including the one the officer in charge commuted suicide in. There is no cost to visit and... More 

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2014 via mobile

A solemn park full of sad memory from WWII. Now the sadness is replaced by green grass, bue sky, and gentle breeze. Hope there will be no more war someday.

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Yelm, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2014

This war memorial, created through donations of the Japanese people, commemorates those people killed in World War II. Beautiful Park to see and the view of the water front is astonishing.

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South Haven, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2012

the island puts on this show of how the US stormed the beaches to fight the japs and take back over the island of guam, very nice show.

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