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“A touching tribute” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Children's Peace Monument

Children's Peace Monument
Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Miyajima Island...
Ranked #6 of 113 things to do in Hiroshima
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“A touching tribute”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

There are constant and everchanging displays of paper cranes around the statue in the same sentiment as her classmates, who finished off the rest of the 1000 cranes for Sadako Sasaki, who died of leukaemia more than 10 years after the bombing, while trying to make 1000 paper cranes after her death.

Visited December 2012
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“Stop here and find out what it's about”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012

to me - the pinacle of this park and the message
almost make an "old fella" want to start making paper cranes

Visited November 2012
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Pelotas, RS
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“sad”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

it's hard for all not to crie, we can read the litle girl history, Sadako Sasako without thinking about war and peace.

Visited December 2011
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Brisbane, Australia
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“Children's Peace Monument”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

This was a delightful and moving place to visit and if you have any children a must see. We spent some time there just thinking about the stories of the children who were effected by the bomb.

Visited January 2012
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“Terribly sad”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

Very simple monument to remember those children that died on that fateful day. Another site held in great respect by locals who often ring the bell that you can hear as you walk around the park. A focal point or the many school parties visiting the site.

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