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Address: 1-5-25 Otemachi Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0051, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 82-242-7831
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Visit in conjunction with local museums

It would be difficult to find this location without a map. A plaque has been erected right beneath the fateful spot, however everything around the area is relatively business as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
memee08
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Perth, Australia

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It would be difficult to find this location without a map. A plaque has been erected right beneath the fateful spot, however everything around the area is relatively business as usual. Worth visiting in conjunction with the peace park and museums in the area.

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Oswego, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its a moving emotional experience. I rhink everyone should visit this. If you're a softy like me, prepare for some tears but uts also inspirational and the sincere message for peace really stays with you. Then look around at how beautiful the city is and friendly the people are and realuze how theyve overcome this- it made me realize I... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Strange feeling standing g at ground Zero. Makes you think of the innocent people that died in the bombing and the effect it had on everyone.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hiroshima is beautiful. There's green everywhere and beautiful trees and flowers. Amongst the azaleas is the burnt out twisted dome that still hangs over the bombed out building that was amazingly left standing after the Atomic bomb exploded over the city. The setting is pretty now, with the river passing peacefully in front of the building. To really appreciate the... More 

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Ontario, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good to know where this spot was in relationship to all the other buildings that were destroyed. The bomb missed its target.

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Hurstbridge, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

A simple memorial at the Hypocentre. I took a moment and looked skyward thinking about the moment. Very chilling. Being in a small street near the A-dome it is about a minutes walk away.

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Cornwall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

That someone was able to take these pictures just after the blast is amazing in itself. It give a real sense of the impact of the blast. You can see from the photographs the key landmarks that are still visible today. It is very accessible since a full English translation has been included alongside the photographs.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

I read the plaque and saw the building that was left as a reminder to the world of the devastation nuclear weapons can cause. There was a tour guide there that had several pamphlets in different languages with detailed questions and answers about this event..I only glanced at the pamphlet in Spanish..saw people from different countries there..

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

It was a oddly a little chilling to be there and know what had happened on that spot. I couldn't stay long as I was shivering a little. But there are things to read and photos of the devastation there to see.

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

A simple plaque on a side street records the epicentre of the explosion that changed the world forever. Close to the more visual peace dome.

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