Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, Hiroshima

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The hands of a large, frozen clock display 8:15 am, the exact time the bomb dropped, at Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims. View the sobering pictures and personal effects of the victims, and get a sense of the tragedy first-hand from survivors via audio and video testimonials throughout the museum. A 360-degree, patchwork panorama of Hiroshima after the bomb dropped pays tribute to the 140,000 killed, with each of the panorama's tiles dedicated to one of the known victims. The memorial stands as a warning to all who visit, and a respectful testament to the many who lost their lives without a moment's notice. Before you head to Hiroshima, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Hiroshima trip generator, to make sure you see all that Hiroshima has to offer, including Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims.
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  • This is a very quiet and peaceful place. It is best to visit after the Museum . You see the pictures and video of those who lost their lives here.  more »
  • Hiroshima is a peaceful city, unlike crowded Tokyo, that is full of humbled,polite people who are helpful to strangers and are so honest. My tiny 4'8" wife feels very safe there and has no problem tru...  more »
  • The monument houses a library with written testimonies of survivors. Extremely moving, as each personal story conveys the magnitude and utter horror and devastation of this tragic event! Definitely wo...  more »
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  • Sakura, roses, tulips, etc. are gorgeous here in April! A stunning contrast to the remains of the atomic bombed memorial. A free sightseeing bus (with 2 different routes) from the JR station takes you directly in front of the memorial.
  • This place is very quiet not many people were visiting maybe they didnt realise but thats what made it so great as the peacefullness added to the emotion that was being portrayed. it was free and the set uo was simple and beautiful and very emotional was well worth the visit. is located in the peace park check the guide map
  • Deeply moving place - found it particularly interesting to do some (random) research via the names data base.
  • Everybody should visit at least one time on his life.
  • Very informative