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Address: Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
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So sad and sweet and the delicate bell you can ring sounds like the sound a child would make. It tells the story so sensitively and respectfully

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 NEW

So sad and sweet and the delicate bell you can ring sounds like the sound a child would make. It tells the story so sensitively and respectfully

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW

This site (as well as the display in the museum) about Sadako Sasaki was most emotional for me. I read her story as a child in grade school and it struck a chord with me. My heart reaches out to her, her faith and her hope. The paper cranes displayed here from students all across Japan (and from people all... More 

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Mandurah, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

This story of a school girl shows that how one childs story can involve Children and Adults alike. This attraction is not a "go to" but as its close to other attractions its certainly worth the very short walk to read and cotemplate and should you choose you may leave your colourful item along with hundreds of others from around... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

Prayers For A Lasting Peace- The origami artwork that surrounds this Monument is just brilliant. The story behind this monument too is very touching.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

Memorial build to remind a girl named Sadako Sasaki who thought that folding 1000 paper cranes could make cure her diseases (leukemia) . She did not fulfill the goal but her schoolmates continued and still nowadays children from all around Japan keep going folding them. The crane is the symbol of longevity. You will see thousands of folded cranes.

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

A very moving and sad tribute to all the children that suffered as a result of the bomb. It is nearly 70 years since it was dropped on Hiroshima - but the wars still continue and children still suffer.

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Lismore, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 NEW

It is difficult to understand why this happened from a child's point of view and this exhibit speaks to the spirit of the children who were victims of the atomic event.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

It's a monument within the peace park whilst walking to the peace museum. It's not hugely impressive structure but the story behind it is moving. Representative of the origami crane that the sick girl was making in her dying days. Touching. Many children suffered and died in the Hiroshima blast.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

How better to introduce one's children to the need for peace than to introduce them to this memorial and the story of Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

You need a guide(free) or a good narrative for this memorial because the story is amazing - a little girl folding paper cranes as she tries to stay alive after being poisoned by atomic radiation. The memorial is very touching, gentle, and sad.

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