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Monument of the Atomic Bomb Sacrifice Hiroshima

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This statue makes you think about the effect that the bomb blast had on human bodies and buildings... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Best to go by day

This place involves a tremendous magic, it is a brutal experience. It is the most sensitive place... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Pablo T
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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2 Otemachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This statue makes you think about the effect that the bomb blast had on human bodies and buildings - horrendous and needs to be remembered.

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Reviewed 18 August 2018

This place involves a tremendous magic, it is a brutal experience. It is the most sensitive place with nuclear disasters in Japan. Although the city has been facing the future for years, the eyes of the outside can not help but notice the past, the...More

Thank Pablo T
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

This is a must go if you are in the area to your pay respects. A memorial to remember of our past mistakes and arrogance. It is now here to remind us to on the horrors of nuclear weapons and to always preserve peace. Do...More

Thank Kim J
Reviewed 6 May 2018

Just near the Atomic Dome this interesting sculpture effectively captures the effects that the atomic bomb had on both human bodies and also structures. Interesting to contemplate.

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Created to symbolise the effects that the atomic blast had upon human bodies and inanimate objects, this monument causes us to pause and remember those who perished in hellish circumstances on August 6th, 1945. Located a short walk South of the Atomic Bomb Dome, this...More

Thank TravellingManOz
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This is a quiet spot inside Hiroshima Peace Park - part of the whole. There are more impressive statues nearby.

Thank John R
Reviewed 11 April 2017

while in the area our group stopped by the monument too. All within a walking distance of Peace Park.

Thank William E
Reviewed 14 February 2017

As long as your strolling down the river front you might as well stop and read a bit of history. I hear the Cherry blossoms are amazing in the park during the spring time. I was actually there in September and it was very humid.

Thank arizona69
Reviewed 15 December 2016

A walk around the peace park is one to reflect on the horror of war and the devastation that has taken place. The monument is near the centre of the park and like other parts tells its story of the sacrifice of the innocents of...More

Thank Colin T
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Strolling along the river bank closest to the cbd you will pass this monument. Stop for a moment to appreciate it.

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