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Arakawa, Ishigaki 907-0024, Okinawa Prefecture
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Adding a little more perspective

This is a memorial to Chinese lives lost in a California Gold Rush era ship mutiny. But at the... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
David B
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Coral Gables, Florida
Nothing special

Ishigaki doesn't have a lot of must visit places, so a small thing like this easily becomes an... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Denise A
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good28%
  • Average57%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
5 Jun 2017
“Adding a little more perspective”
1 Jun 2017
“Nothing special ”
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Arakawa, Ishigaki 907-0024, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is a memorial to Chinese lives lost in a California Gold Rush era ship mutiny. But at the same site is also a memorial to the 3 American lives lost in World War II on the island when the Americans were captured and executed....More

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Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Ishigaki doesn't have a lot of must visit places, so a small thing like this easily becomes an attraction. However there is not much to see or do here. As a foreigner you cannot read anything since everything is Japanese. We drove past this place...More

Thank Denise A
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This monument is not really interesting so I wouldn't stop to visit it (if you are chinese it has a history)

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Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

It's free for everyone, and near the Main Street to Ishigaki harbor. It is big grave of more than a hundreds Ishigaki ancestors. But here there's no any interested thing, But there are beach near this site is good for taking picture.

Thank Pelangi Jingga D
Reviewed 7 September 2015

In 1852 a British ship ran aground in Ishigaki on the way to the USA where the British and American human traffickers killed many of the Chinese laborers. The rest ran away and were given refuge by the locals. Excellent memorial made in 1971 with...More

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