Get to the USS
Arizona Memorial early in the morning ... because the line will be an
hour long at that point. Not everyone gets in, so make sure you get a
ticket before 8 AM. The Memorial itself is very powerful. You can look
off of the structure to see parts of the Arizona. The oil is also
still visible in the harbor. Though, it has been slowly disappearing.
I found it interesting how life has come full circle since 12/7/1941.
I saw many Japanese tourists there, as well as their tour guides. It made me
think how time heals wounds. It also made me wonder how the world will
view the 9/11 Memorial a century from now, and where visitors will
Oil still visible
in the harbor.
The USS Missouri is also
in the Harbor. This is the ship that Japan formally surrendered on.