Pearl Harbor, a historical place at Oahu Island, offers a never forgettable experience to the visitors. Scroll down the page and know more about this place that turned the country’s course in the second world war and some more attractions around it.
Welcome to Pear Harbor, the most visited tourist destination of Oahu Island. Being acquainted to the rich American history, you will surely remember the experience for a long span of time. We are presenting some of the interesting facts about this place and the reasons why one should visit this small piece of historical Hawaii Island.
Pearl Harbor, also called ‘Pu’uloa’, is located on the Oahu Island, to the west of Honolulu, the capital city of Hawaii state. This place is well known for the Japanese attack in 1941 when 1,177 sailors drowned in the water. The reason took birth in 1931 when Japanese started their operation to create an empire in the whole Asia. After attacking on China in 1937, they moved to Thailand and Philippines to meet their target. Britain (the United Kingdom) was against this action and started to cut off the help and freeze the Japanese assets in each respective country. Following the UK, America was also pushing the Japan to stop their move. To answer the USA, Japanese started to attack through the aircraft and midgets submarines. Although the Americans had deciphered the attack code, they could not discover the exact location before the attack occurred. Japanese attacked and turned the day into a black day for American damaging the fleet and hunting 2,350 lives, 1,177 were from the Arizona.
At Pearl Harbor, you could closely explore the history through visiting the Arizona Memorial Visitors Center. You would get the opportunity to board the Navy launch ship to go to the Arizona memorial where the names of all 1,177 sailors and marines are written on a wall of marble. During your tour to Pearl Harbor, you could enjoy some fine attractions of Oahu Island including Polynesian Cultural Center, North Shore and some world famous museums like USS Bowfin Submarine, USS Missouri Battleship and Pacific Aviation Museum. Charming city Honolulu is also in proximity to this place where fun and enjoyment is certain for every visitor.
For accommodation, you need not to worry as numerous hotels, rentals and condos are providing quality lodging facilities with all modern amenities and fun-filled activities depending upon your budget. There is a plethora of dining venues offering fresh sea food as well as the traditional Hawaiian dishes. To cater to your shopping needs, you could move to Honolulu city where a number of world-class shopping destinations are waiting for you.
No doubt, a tour to Pearl Harbor would be the unique experience in your life, unforgettable for a long period of time. To book your trip in advance you can surf the Internet where some reliable websites provide a variety of tour packages depending upon your budget. Along with traveling facilities, they arrange for the accommodation and tourist guides to show you all the sights. You need to search well comparing the prices and facilities offered by the websites. This would help you to get the suitable package for Pearl Harbor tour from a reputable tour company.