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Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims
Ranked #4 of 192 things to do in Hiroshima
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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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299 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
“A must see!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2012

The Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims was next, and is a very touching monument – it’s underground, with flowing water echoing inside it from the fountain above ground. You don't need long to see it and it's free. I'd head here after the museum for a nice end to your experience.

Visited December 2012
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Melbourne
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“take the time to see this”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2012

Refered to this earlier as part of the park
Go down stairs take in the message,
Check out the interactive displays you might find names you know
memorable

Visited November 2012
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Nottingham, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Incredible”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2012

Don't miss this memorial. It is only a requires minutes of quiet thought, respect and reflection. Fitting monument that will last centuries.
Paul

Visited November 2012
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Canberra, Australia
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Solemn place for remembering”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2012

A quiet walk down a spiral to a large space for reflection and an escalator up to recollections from survivors

Visited October 2012
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Larnaca
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“So very sad and moving”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2012

Ironic that one gives 4 stars to a museum that leaves one depressed and grief-stricken upon leaving. However, the visuals, the graffics and the general displays were not as gory as I expected. Perhaps this is intentional so as not to deter the more squeemish. The subject of the museum is totally dedicated to the events and aftermath of August 6th 1945. I was not aware of any reference to the war during that time which Japan naturally had a major role in, and a significant contributor to war attrocities.

Visited October 2012
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