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The Cenotaph

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Address: 1 Nakajima-cho Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture

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Part of the Memorial Park

It is part of the Memorial Park so you won't miss it. We saw people offering paper cranes and observed moments of silence. We did the same thing as we always do when we come... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It is part of the Memorial Park so you won't miss it. We saw people offering paper cranes and observed moments of silence. We did the same thing as we always do when we come across any cenotaph, as a matter of respect.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Walking into the open space in front of the museum, the first thing you'll notice is the sweeping grace of the Cenotaph. It was particularly poignant seeing the Peace Flame and the A-Dome through the monument, looking in from the museum end.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

After visiting the Peace Park museum, not much needs to be said about this impressive monument. It is beautifully laid out and its shape totally reflects both sorrow and hopefulness. Looking through the monument you can see the dome on one side and the museum on the other.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

There was a ceremony happening there with school kids as i walked past so didnt get to get as close as i would have liked out of respect. It was nice to see the memorial and flowers there for the event which happened so long ago.

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Looking through this memorial you can see the eternal flame and beyond that the Dome. It is very well done.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This gives a wonderful view over the Peace Park and River to the Dome. Great photo op but more importantly, a great place to pay your respects.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This museum is located on the ground which gives a warning against the victims of the atomic bombing and killed tens of thousands of people at the time. Reminds us all of how the atomic bomb danger to life.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

There's not much to this monument, but it's significant. The arch like structure in the middle of the park (maps show it to be on the side somewhere) is the Cenotaph. The names are inside the marble casket, and there's a little water fountain around it. Some good pictures, but nothing else to see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

The Cenotaph holds the name of all the people killed by the A-bomb. If you stand in front of the monument, you can see the A-bomb Dome in the background. With flowers in front of the Cenotaph, people can be seen paying their respects to the victims. Nice peaceful tribute!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

A central piece of the park, something worth taking a look at. Looks good when you are able to see the A Bomb Dome in it.

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Address: Address: 1 Nakajima-cho Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chugoku  >  Hiroshima Prefecture  >  Hiroshima

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