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Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims

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Address: 7-8 Hirano-machi, Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
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Solemn place of reflection

I was really glad we had a one day stop over at Nagasaki. I've been to many places in Japan but Nagasaki has a charm of its own. And although not as cosmopolitan as Tokyo. It has... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Manila, Philippines

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was really glad we had a one day stop over at Nagasaki. I've been to many places in Japan but Nagasaki has a charm of its own. And although not as cosmopolitan as Tokyo. It has places such as this Memorial Hall that takes us back to the atrocities that war can cause.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As with the museum and park nearby this is sure to produce strong emotions. It is very well done in my humble opinion and should not be missed while visiting the museum. Another opportunity to reflect on the destruction and wastefulness of war.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

This was a very touching and sad visit. I won't attempt to describe it here. Suffice to say...visit it if you can.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We almost missed this place. Very glad we didn't, it was the right way to finish visiting all of the peace memorials. Very sombering.

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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

This is a good place to go and is very informative as what happened in Nagasaki to the people it gives you a good In site to what actually happened

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Must see this as part of the visit to The Memorial Hall and Peace precinct. Very Moving and makes you reflect on the wastefulness and stupidity of war.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Was in Nagasaki and decided to visit the Atomic Peace Park location which has the Peace Park, Museum and Hypocenter near each other. Coming in on a cruise, we decided to make our own way there. It was easy so do not use the cruise tour which cost a bomb. Take the tram. Many bought the 1 day ticket but... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

There are only 2 cities had been bombed by atomic bomb and Nagasaki is the one of them. The Hall lets the visitors know how terrible consequence of wars and the disaster impact of the atomic bomb. It is a must place to visit when you are in Nagasaki. However, it may not be suitable for young kids as some... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

People of nagasaki are awesome people. Please look for this in the museum at the basement level. Bring flowers or prayers. Very heart warming.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

This sobering memorial is attached to the museum. Go through the memorial and then upstairs to see where the pillars are above ground. There is an infinity pool that has a light for each of the victims. Don't miss this memorial if you are at the museum.

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