Ruins, relics, old and lost sites

This section of the website showcases some of the ruins, relics and lost sites that I have come across so far on Christmas Island, both on visits to the island and also in my historical research.

I have just started preparing the pages for this section. There are even more to be added that aren’t listed here yet. Some are already linked to their relevant articles and you can see these by selecting the active links below. From there you will be able to see photos, videos and backstories.


The Assistant Manager’s/Chief Engineer’s House

Japanese Ammunition cave including video tour

A small Japanese ruin

World War 2 Japanese pillbox

19 World War II Japanese ruins and sites

The Christmas Island Club

Mandors’ Quarters aka The Virgin Castle

The Contractor’s House

Japanese Tunnel

… and even more to come

Old and Lost sites

The old hospital (1904-1908)

The Coolie Lines (now Gaze Road, Settlement)

Shinto temple

Japanese dug out along the incline.

… and even more to come


Old square coins

Toilet Cistern

Stamped brick at the Assistant Manager’s house

Mystery bottle fragment

Stamped Bricks

… and even more to come