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Address: 1 Nakajima-cho Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Miyajima Island Tour from Hiroshima
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Such a gem in this world

such a beautiful and peaceful place.......... make sure to take lots of pictures ^^ and go there before you go the the museum looooooooooool

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
MaiChan1988
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

such a beautiful and peaceful place.......... make sure to take lots of pictures ^^ and go there before you go the the museum looooooooooool

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is unique Standing at the Cenotaph you obtain a wonderful view of the flame and dome. Busted regularity there are fresh flowers to commemorate the day and peace.

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Thank Jeff H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cenotaph is must see site in Hiroshima located in the peace gardens and set facing the a-bomb dome.

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Thank Pete F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very well structured space with information plaques in several languages for visitors from around the world to consider the significance of the destruction of the atomic bomb and the importance of being part of a future that doesn't allow it to happen ever again.

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Thank Jo B
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated in the center of the Peace park is the Cenotaph. The eternal flame, the view through the arc may well make this the most peaceful place in japan right now. It is ironic because this was also the center of Destruction in WWII. It may be impossible to achieve, but the cenotaph should remind and inspire man to maintain... More 

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Thank GreenThumb331
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016

Who should have imagined that looking through an arch should touch you - but you will be surprised standing there how much it touch you. We were granted by looking through the art together with an old couple surviving the bomb. Very touching.

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Thank SkyDK
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016

A piece of history that you must see if you are in the area. Can see the a-domb through the cenotaph.

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Thank Lydia2121
Roxby Downs, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

As the centre of the lovely peace park the view through the arch, to the eternal flame onto the A Bomb Dome makes one feel... difficult to explain. We walked from the A Bomb Dome through the park, past the Cenotaph to the Museum. A day I will never forget.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

This is all part of the Hiroshima experience and time should be taken to read the words here and just to take a few moments as you see the optimism of the eternal flame at some point being extinguished and the ruined dome beyond. A beautifully thought out memorial

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

This is the centrepiece of the park and where memorial services are held on the anniversary of the attack (6th August). Makes for a good photo opportunity.

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