Ground Zero, Hiroshima

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The first ever atomic bomb exploded some 600 m (1,968 ft) above Ground Zero, sending radioactive heat waves of 3-4,000 C (5,432-7,232 F) down below. Feel the ultimate spot of destruction, the epicenter of havoc wrought by the atmoic bomb on a city hitherto undamaged by war. Now displaying a marble slab with a US military photo of the destruction, the site serves as a chilling and sobering reminder of the effects of war. Leaning against the huge modern structure of Shima Hospital, some 180 m (590 ft) from the Atomic Bomb Dome, the spot makes a worthwhile stop during a tour of the area's memorials. Put Ground Zero at the forefront of your travel plans using our Hiroshima trip builder app .
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  • "From flying from Tinian Island U.S. Army aircraft b-29" Enola Gay"dropped the first ever atomic bomb was exploded at this above 600 meters. "The explanations in horizontal and vertical words starting from several dozen centimeters. From the atomic bomb Dome to the East residential 100 metres or so in the town is so small hospital was built. Description is in one corner of the grounds, beside the trail. It was pouring rain drizzling days we visited while I was watching over the pass.
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  • Ordinary street signs alone. When dropping the atomic bomb should have had normal life. So far about 100 meters away from the atomic bomb Dome, dome monument and a target ordinary Street. You can realize there was life.
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  • Terletak tidak jauh dari Atomic Bomb Dome dan dapat dicapai dengan berjalan kaki selama 5 menit. Tempat ini merupakan pusat ledakan bom atom di tahun 1945 dan ditandai oleh tugu kecil.  more »

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The majority of places to stay in Hiroshima concentrate in the areas surrounding the train station, the memorial museum and park, and a couple of main boulevards. Here you can find basic, comfortable, and clean hostels, dozens of mid-range business hotels, and a couple of pricier four- and five-star international chains, all of which offer easy access to any of the sights in this compact city. For an adventurous and very affordable overnight stay in Hiroshima, you can even sleep in private pods attached to the train station's south side.
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