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This skeleton of a building is all that remains in the area where the first atomic bomb exploded on August 6, 1945, and serves as a symbol of both the horrors of atomic war and the hope for world peace.
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1-10 Otemachi Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0051, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed yesterday

The dome and ground-zero are a “must do” if you are in Hiroshima. You can see photos of the dome a million times in books and TV but when you see it in person, up close, the loss of life and tragedy of that day...More

Thank LuvDaSun222
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stark but critically important. Start your visit here and wander around the periphery of the building. The shuttle bus 'Meripura-pu' stops here. Nice 15 min visit - views of he river here and of the local feeding birds. Some nice photo opportunities. Near to near...More

Thank LimerickAdventurer
Reviewed 2 days ago

A must see, but very sad part of history. Hope we never have to witness anything like this again, can’t help but be touched by the whole situation.

Thank Debz0632015
Reviewed 2 days ago

Without a doubt, Hiroshima and A-Bomb ground-zero area should be visited as part of any trip to Japan. We started the day as a tourist.. we ended the day having a real perspective on Japan, the world we live in and how humanity can recover...More

Thank Ajay P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A visit to the A Bomb dome should be compulsory .. see the destruction that war inflicts. Clearly the Japanese are not going to forget in a hurry .. they do school outings there (and I became a school project for a very respectful your...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 3 days ago

We stood on Aioi Bridge staring at the remnants of Genbaku Dome. The frame of the structure inexplicably stands amidst a rebuilt Hiroshima, juxtaposed against gleaming high rises and robust foliage, unimaginably defying the ferocity of the horrendous atomic bomb that exploded 2,000 feet above...More

Thank WilliamWillieWilson
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is a moving experience and a stark reminder of what occurred in the past. Very educational (the museum is only ¥200 entry) and something which won’t be forgotten any time soon

Thank J_Melbourne_0001
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Seeing the remnants of the building and contrasting it to the original photo was quite interesting. Also quite amazing to realise that you are standing at the hypocentre of the blast. It is situated in the peace memorial park.

Thank Simroch
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We saw the dome on a very rainy day. Highly emotional site with the Peace museum, the park and the flame to remind mankind about the devastation that nuclear weapons cause. Very important in today’s times when Head of countries sometimes compare the size of...More

Thank Cour14470
Reviewed 6 days ago

The A Bomb dome is perhaps one of the most iconic structures on the planet, instantly recognisable as the enduring symbol of the moment when the A bomb exploded just a few hundred metres from here and obliterated the city in an instant. History is...More

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Yesterday it fine in the city. Apparently it is difficult in the surrounding areas
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Response from percipop | Reviewed this property |
Don't bother with a tour. It's simple to get around on foot and you can get headphones with English translation. Inexpensive and intensely moving experience. The City of Hiroshima is beautiful and very peaceful with wide... More
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Response from Muhammad J | Reviewed this property |
Hiroshima has plenty of places for sight seeing. Other than the Atomic Dome and Park, there are other places you can go. Their shopping district is good. I personally like it as it it's sheltered and you can walk and window... More
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