Cowra Attractions

Modelled upon the Imperial Gardens in Kyoto Japan, the Cowra Japanese Garden is the larges in the Southern Hemisphere, at 4.8 hectares. Tranquil and relaxing, the Garden features a myriad of plant an...
Listed as one of the top Heritage sites in New South Wales is the Cowra Prisoner of War Camp Site, where 4,000 Axis military personnel and civilians were held during the Second World War. The Cowra PO...
The peace bell launched on World Peace day September 15th 1992. It is cast of melted down medals and coins contributed by members of the World Peace Bell Association. Normally going to a nation's capi...
The Japanese prisoners who were killed in the breakout were buried in the northern portion of the present War Cemetery. It has become a symbol of friendship between Japan and Australia.
Has a surface area two and a half times that of Sydney Harbour. Water sports, bushwalking & picnic facilities.
This is the site of the greatest prison break in world history. In August, 1944 over 1,000 Japanese prisoners of war broke out of the camp in a bid for freedom. In the ensuing action, 231 Japanese pri...
Occupies ten days in March and celebrates a different nation each year. The arts, crafts and culture of the guest nations are featured throughout the festival.