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

The remains of this dome is a stark reminder of the horrific A bomb. Located along the river, it now stands as a landmark.

Thank Mei T
Reviewed 2 days ago

While the neighboring park is nice, this is the most prominent reminder of what happened here and what were the consequences on real-life structures.

Thank CirilB
Reviewed 4 days ago

We travelled to Hiroshima on bullet train from Mishima in two separate journeys on bullet train. Hiroshima Atomic Bomb dome is located near the Peace Park and was the only structure left standing in that area. It reminds everyone about the huge destruction the city...More

Thank cp_0010
Reviewed 5 days ago

The huge destructon that an atomic bomb can do. For all of us to learn ,remember and wish never something this to happend again

Thank Theodoros T
Reviewed 6 days ago

going here after the peace memorial museum would be better. you can take a loop bus which stops at high points of hiroshima and you can visit these places easily.

Thank ipegina
Reviewed 6 days ago

Hiroshima is a vibrant city but I am so glad that this building wasn't destroyed as planned, it gives a real glimpse into the power of the bomb. We should all know what devastation it can cause.

Thank Natalie P
Reviewed 6 days ago

Hiroshima is famous and most of us knows the history, however visiting the Atomic Bomb Dome is unique experience and feeling. You go deep into what happened its bloody impact of the nuclear war and fascinating courage of Japanese people to overcome the impact. You...More

Thank Ashmath A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You have to take it, the peace memorial museum and peace memorial park together to actually experience Hiroshima. It is best visit after the visit to the peace memorial museum so you can understand the importance of this ruin building and appreciate why preserving this...More

Thank RRla
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just want to say the video show case about the whole history and how to bomb destroy the building is like a 3D model, not exactly 3D but interesting, pls take 15 min to visit.

Thank amykitty
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, i have seen the dome on tv and online but actually being there is amazing. reading the boards and stories, wow.

Thank jas c
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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.
April 5, 2015|
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Response from wrrldgrrlLeslie P | Reviewed this property |
Still not done when I was there mid-March of 2016.