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Address: Nakajimacho Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
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I actually found this quite depressing to gave upon. So sad. I felt weird taking a photo of what are ashes of victims.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed June 26, 2016
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San Diego, California

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Melbourne Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Surrounded by trees you can easily walk past but the story behind brings many people to the area so that some closure for families occurs . Due to the need for immediate burial after the bomb this area is peaceful and respectful of the people who died that day .

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Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

Even thought I have been to Hiroshima Peace Park before, I couldn't remember for the life of me what this was for. After reading the sign again, and finding out there are many people buried here I thought that this was a nice memorial to those who were lost. It is sad and a bit overwhelming to take all of... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

I actually found this quite depressing to gave upon. So sad. I felt weird taking a photo of what are ashes of victims.

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Thank marlaher
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

Totally hidden, I had to google map it in the memorial area to find it, but utterly eerily and brings together the magnitude and heritage of hiroshima. Close by is the Korean Memorial

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El Paso, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2016

Was constructed by the cremated bodies of the victims that passed away from the atomic bomb..I said a little prayer as I passed this little steeple..in the same park as the Peace Museum

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

One of the less obvious memorials at the Peace Park, used to entomb the ashes of some of the thousands who did.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 359 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016

Containing the ashes of unidentified victims, it's unfortunate that it now sits next to the smoky parked tour buses.

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Traralgon, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016

Another sad but significant memorial in this very emotional Peace Park.it is hard to fathom that this is the sombre resting place for about 70,000 poor souls lost on the day of the bombing or soon after . Let us all hope that the park helps in the long term to world wide peace. On your visit make sure you... More 

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Sudbury
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2016

If you have only a few hours as we did in Hirshima, spend it wondering through this park. I was not sure the significance of the mound when we first saw it but the plague explained everything. Such a beautiful resting site for so many lost that day; a fitting memorial in the rememberance of the dead.

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Houston
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2016

It contains the ashes of tens of thousand of people who died here. It is simple, humble, and a very important site to remember what happened there.

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