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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima

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A visit to Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park allows tourists to pay respects to the victims of the 1945 atomic bombing. A bustling commercial and business district reduced to rubble at the end of World War II, the area now features a memorial with manicured paths and three museums dedicated to the tragic event. Numerous monuments pay homage to the victims who perished from the explosion or of radiation-related illnesses in the years since. To visit Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park on your trip to Hiroshima, use our Hiroshima trip generator.
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  • The park has quite a few memorials so pick up a map and allow yourself some time to wander around. The museum is located right at the end if you arrive via tram from the train station. 
  • It is literally the middle of where the bomb went off... And you're there if you head to the peace museum... It is beautiful that the Japanese are so aware of what the meaning of this incident is and ...  more »
  • Beautiful place to visit while in Japan. Brings home the true reality and devastation that is sometimes bestowed upon us in the name of WAR.