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Address: 1-10 Otemachi Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0051 , Hiroshima Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 82-47-738
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Description: This skeleton of a building is all that remains in the area where the...
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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Amazing and surreal experience, emotional, toucing and a MUST !

An absolute must if you visit Japan! Such an amazing experience to see this. We went during day and night. If you visit the museum, its very touching and sad to read about what... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

An absolute must if you visit Japan! Such an amazing experience to see this. We went during day and night. If you visit the museum, its very touching and sad to read about what happened. We especially travelled down to Hiroshima from Tokyo to see this. Quite emotional to stand there and know that entire city was wiped out 70... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Interesting bit sad historiy. Worth a visit the whole city. Totally different from other cities in Japan.

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Adelaide, South Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

It is unbelievable this is still standing considering how close it is to ground zero! Well worth a look.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This ruin conveys so much. Half destroyed and in the middle of a nicely planted park surrounded by rather modern buildings, it is hard to believe that 70 years ago, the atomic bomb exploded 600m above it. Survivors stick around to teach you how to fold cranes and to tell their stories. Bestregardsfromfar

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

It is not so much what is is but what it represents that makes this a must see in Hiroshima. It is all a bit hard to believe that it actually happened, So whilst being a tourist attraction it is more a place humans visit, take quiet reflection and think "this is why we should never do this again". Walk... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

When you go hiroshima. It will not complete with see this ruin. It will remind us what science will do in past.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Very interesting and definitely must be seen when in Hiroshima. Easy go get to on the tram and very close to the Peace Memorial Gardens.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I would suggest that you go during the day and at night. I thought at night was better as it's light up and there are less people. It's a beautiful monument and a nice area to walk around.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

For some unknown reason, this structure is largely intact, though very close to the detonation point of the Bomb. The information surrounding it is inspirational and in keeping with the message of peace. NOTE: In early April, 2015, much of the building was surrounded by scaffolding as it was being evaluated for stability and repair. This hindered some photo opportunities,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Amazing to see the dome in the midst of a modern city, a remnant of the atomic bomb. It is somewhat surreal. Tried to imagine what the area looked like, but could not, except for the photos I had seen.

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Address: 1-10 Otemachi Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0051, Hiroshima Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 82-47-738
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chugoku  >  Hiroshima Prefecture  >  Hiroshima

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