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Naka, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Seeing the Children's Peace Monument won't take long and can be combined with a visit to the Atomic Bomb Dome. Be sure to check out the paper cranes nearby.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank HeatherJMB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Erected as a tribute to Sadako Sasaki and all of the other children who died as a result of the atomic bomb, this is a very sombre place to visit. Many school groups from across Japan visit the site to pay tribute and to lay...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Built to remind the world the horrors and after effects of radiation on the children even after a decade of surviving the bomb.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Apparently the tradition of making cranes as a remembrance was started by a young girl suffering from leukemia in the hope for a cure. This has inspired thousands to make cranes as a tribute.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank ViaeWarrior
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I came here after visiting the A Bomb Dome monument. Lots of tourists were playing with the bell and posing with it. There were booths selling ornamental ribbons, cranes and other peace symbols. I guess it is a place where one can't...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank IsaiahK44
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Part of the peace park - in memory of the children. Very touching and a beautiful sculpture. worth visiting .

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AmazingGracie17
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

I reviewed the monument with the Hiroshima remembrance museum. The impact of this horrendous event had devastating short and long term effects.The children's monument is a testament of the enduring belief in magical thinking,that the more oregano cranes she made,Sakado strongly believed she would defeat...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lucille h
Reviewed 12 January 2019

For those who have read the story of Sadako, the little girl who died of Leukemia some time after the bombing - this monument is for her.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank faysie2015
Reviewed 8 January 2019

This monument was to re made to remember yet another victim of the bombing, a little girl that ended up struggling against leukemia and started folding origami cranes believing that this would save her. This monument is now a monument for all the children that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sinnerpoetry
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

I suggest that you familiarize yourself with the story of Sadako when visiting this place to truly feel and appreciate what this place has to offer.

Date of experience: December 2018
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