South Pacific Memorial Park, Hagatna

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Nature / Park · Hidden Gem · Park
Funded by Japanese donors, South Pacific Memorial Park features a large, white monument with sloping spires representing hands clasped in prayer for all those who died fighting in World War II. Near the monument, you can see a path leading to the bunker network in which the Japanese commander and his men hid just before they lost control of Guam. You can also check out a Buddhist temple that now houses artifacts from the conflict. Make South Pacific Memorial Park a centerpiece of your Hagatna vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Hagatna trip itinerary planning tool.
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  • It is a very good place to go if you are looking for the history of Guam. This place was sound and beautiful, but also reminds you the atrocities the local people had to go through. But the unity...  more »
  • South Pacific Memorial Park is a lovely park for tourist as well as public and all to visit and see the Pacific Memorial Park.  more »
  • This place has the best remaining Japanese bunkers on Guam. Unfortunately many of the brass plaques have been stolen. Considering over whelming odds, Commander Lt. General Obata directed his final counter attack and eventually took his own life in these caves accepting defeat from the advancing American forces. It is now a very sober place for reflection, prayer and dedicated to Peace.
  • Great place to learn about Guam's limestone and aquifer. Hope you have a good guide. If not contact WERI👍👍

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