japanese war memorial honiara

If you fancy a nice longer walk, the Japanese War Memorial is a great destination. Following cemetery Rd (next to St Barnabas Church), the locals will guide you along the way as you head up the hill. For the locals, it doesn’t appear to have any significance. The war is just something that happened to be fought here rather than anyone particularly identifying with sides… The children were using it as a place to shoot grasshoppers with rubber bands… The older boys to hang out and listen to music and hope for a cool breeze. While similar structurally to the US War memorial, it’s much more inaccessible by road, has a charge to get in (SBD 50) and contains a lot less in the way of information. I must admit though, the view was stunning… both over the back, and back toward Mt Austen.