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Atomic Bomb Dome

1-10 Otemachi Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0051, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 90-5880-8705
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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.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1-10 Otemachi Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0051, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Standing in front of the Atomic dome makes you think, what a chilling reminder of past history and what forlorn hope for the future this memorial can portray . Its pretty remarkable what is left of the structure,inside you can see the fallen debris and...More

Thank mickknap
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Reviewed 3 days ago

what a hair raising experience to view the horrors of a nuclear holocaust. may it never happen again...

Thank Alvin A
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was really a chilling and impactful site to see. You can easily view this from the Peace Memorial Gardens.

Thank Rebecca A
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful park with a sad past. Beautifully maintained. A must see! Easy to get to on the hop on/off bus.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the Atomic Bomb Dome on a recent cruise call to Hiroshima. This has been on our bucket list for a long time and it was amazing to actually see it for ourselves. You can't enter the building but you can get very close...More

Thank Linda A
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Visiting this site is something everyone should do you if you visit Japan. It reminds people of the sadness of war with this site showing that a beautiful and peaceful place can come from something so sad. The remains of the building really does make...More

Thank Alyson R
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Well worth the stop and visit. Makes you think. Incredible that this survived. Must see. Easy to walk around. Nice photo opportunities from many different nearby locations.

Thank Bob P
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Kind of a mixed feeling here. This is where tens-of-thousands of people died in a flash, yet standing on such a historical site was interesting. As an extra note: I live 20 minutes drive from Pearl Harbor!!!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Atomic Bomb Dome is also referred to as the Genbaku Dome or A-Bomb Dome, and is part of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park that was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The ruin of the hall serves as a memorial to the people who...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

This building is iconic and a very important part of history. It is amazing how much of the building survived the bomb.

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Marie C
March 29, 2018|
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Response from percipop | Reviewed this property |
Don't bother with a tour. It's simple to get around on foot and you can get headphones with English translation. Inexpensive and intensely moving experience. The City of Hiroshima is beautiful and very peaceful with wide... More
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tripvisitorMumbai
February 13, 2018|
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Response from Muhammad J | Reviewed this property |
Hiroshima has plenty of places for sight seeing. Other than the Atomic Dome and Park, there are other places you can go. Their shopping district is good. I personally like it as it it's sheltered and you can walk and window... More
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WorrallFamily
November 28, 2016|
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Response from Anita B | Reviewed this property |
It is in an open park so it is always open. The whole park has various places within it, one site being the Atomic Bomb some. the museums keep open and closing hours. Hope this helps.
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