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Reviewed 1 week ago

When we visited, there were students saying a prayer and offering artwork that they had created. It looked like paper cranes. It was so tourching to see them paying tribute to their fellow children who died during the atomic bomb explosion. We were all in...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our way to this area we all made oragami birds and left them in a special area for the children. There are many home made donations and this is a great place to visit

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank MenifeeHelen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The story behind this monument about the girl, Sadako, who was exposed to radiation at the age of 2, and died from leukemia 10 years later, is moving. Her classmates started the collection for making the monument, and they did well.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Mer21maid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Of all the monuments in the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, the Children’s Peace Monument is perhaps the one that touches us the most with emotions and endearment - heart wrenching to think that children are victims of the collateral damage of war not just in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank iluv2eatntravel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderfully photogenic modern sculpture that forms a focal point for visitors to the Peace Memorial Park, and appropriately popular with children.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Peter320318
Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

The memorial was inspired by Sadako Sasaki, a little girl who passed away of cancer about 10 years after the blast. You can learn a lot of her history in the nearby museum. Inside the sculpture/memorial is a bell you can ring to symbolize spreading...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 10, 2019 via mobile

One feature in the broader peace park. All very sobering but well worth a visit. The dome is probably the most stark reminder of the devastation of nuclear arms but a wander through the whole park is still worth it

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Temac1970
Reviewed July 7, 2019 via mobile

The place is a standing tragedy of What happened to a young girl and what she did to increase the awareness of A-Bomb to the world. Beautiful piece of Monument.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Wander_Lust1969
Reviewed June 28, 2019 via mobile

A stunning memorial to the children who died as a result of the Atomic Bomb dropped on Hiroshima on August 6th 1945. It was inspired by Sadako Sasaki a young girl who developed Leukaemia after the blast and determined to make 1000 origami cranes, the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 23, 2019

It is very good to go if you have kids. The history of it is both sad and remarkable. It is an excellent place to ask for peace on Earth.

Date of experience: June 2019
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