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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.
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1-10 Otemachi Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0051, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed yesterday

This is so thought provoking! From the horrors of war, and the enduring hardship after the event. Through to the endurance of the human spirit and the tenaciousness of people. draw your own conclusions when you visit. Beautiful parks and gardens

Thank Fishforeva
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the symbol of Hiroshima's sad history, a must visit when you come to the city along with the museum/peace park.

Thank Miles Z
Reviewed 2 days ago

There is really not much to state here. This is not a museum but a building that shows the destruction of the dropping of the atomic bomb and how it survived.

Thank PZA8296
Reviewed 2 days ago

Atomic Bomb Done has to be on your list of place to visit while in Hiroshima. Its a place which has historical importance for what a nuclear bomb can do to destroy civilization. We been reading about this since childhood and to see it first...More

Thank Shishpan
Reviewed 2 days ago

One of the reasons for visiting Hiroshima was to see this part of history. It is amazing that this building is still standing bearing it mind its location at "ground zero" and that everything else around it was flattened. It really brings home to you...More

1  Thank JVPG
Reviewed 4 days ago

The dome and ground-zero are a “must do” if you are in Hiroshima. You can see photos of the dome a million times in books and TV but when you see it in person, up close, the loss of life and tragedy of that day...More

Thank LuvDaSun222
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stark but critically important. Start your visit here and wander around the periphery of the building. The shuttle bus 'Meripura-pu' stops here. Nice 15 min visit - views of he river here and of the local feeding birds. Some nice photo opportunities. Near to near...More

Thank LimerickAdventurer
Reviewed 5 days ago

A must see, but very sad part of history. Hope we never have to witness anything like this again, can’t help but be touched by the whole situation.

Thank Debz0632015
Reviewed 5 days ago

Without a doubt, Hiroshima and A-Bomb ground-zero area should be visited as part of any trip to Japan. We started the day as a tourist.. we ended the day having a real perspective on Japan, the world we live in and how humanity can recover...More

1  Thank Ajay P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A visit to the A Bomb dome should be compulsory .. see the destruction that war inflicts. Clearly the Japanese are not going to forget in a hurry .. they do school outings there (and I became a school project for a very respectful your...More

Thank David B
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Yesterday it fine in the city. Apparently it is difficult in the surrounding areas
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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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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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