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“Politics Aside and Focussing on People”

Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims
Ranked #4 of 302 things to do in Hiroshima
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed January 23, 2014

Of all the A-Bomb sites I liked this memorial the best. It is a very simple hall focussing on the people impacted by the blast. It contains some basic facts on the event, but all political opinions, rights or wrongs are left to the likes of the Peace Memorial Museum. I found it very moving.

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Reviewed January 19, 2014

We all know what happened in Hiroshima over 60 years ago during WW II, but it's another thing to walk in the area of the atomic blast, see the only remaining building and listen to the story of children who were there. Should be experienced by all.

Thank James R
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Reviewed December 25, 2013

This place is other stop in your visit to the area most damaged by the atomic bomb in 1945. Other opportunity to meditate, to pray if you believe, to think about violence, about the stupidity of war. To cry, if you want to cry. To take another non-smiling photograph.

Thank RicardoRabinovich
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Reviewed November 7, 2013

Certainly worth visiting - entry was free and the facility and central fountain were very nicely done. There's informational tablets, but I think the purpose of the main underground fountain area is meditative.

Thank Jason E
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Reviewed October 17, 2013

Its really a heart touching place, you wil be completely broken by seeing those videos and photos. A must visit place.

Thank deepakraod
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