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Japanese Guns

Yaren, Nauru
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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 22 February 2017
Kazumoto N
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Madrid, Spain
Japanese Guns

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

Reviewed 15 February 2017
turoar
,
Swan Hill, Australia
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21 Feb 2017
“Bomber Track - make sure to visit”
14 Feb 2017
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Yaren, Nauru
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Reviewed 22 February 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 Kazumoto N
Reviewed 15 February 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 18 December 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 kelly e
Reviewed 20 August 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 13 May 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 20 July 2014

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

6  Thank Pedro_123_13
Reviewed 12 September 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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