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. Put Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park into our Hiroshima journey planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Hiroshima.
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  • The park is well done and reminds us without casting blame on our responsibilities to the earth, how power can cause untold damage but in the end how Hiroshima is a thriving, fun, and sometimes funky ...  more »
  • The whole museum is great but I found the testimonials the most meaningful. The experience sparked many conversations over the next couple days.  more »
  • At first we were slightly unsure about visiting the Peace Memorial Park and Museum as we were unsure of how our 9 year old would react. I am glad we decided to show him this history and it's importanc...  more »
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  • The museum contains a concise collection of information and images concerning the atomic bomb which destroyed Hiroshima in 1945. The stories of those affected by the blast and it's after affects are told to great effect. The surrounding park is dedicated to images of peace and the hope that these weapons will never be used again. The contrast of modern Hiroshima as a backdrop to the preseved "Atomic Dome" is a stirring sight. I was deeply moved by the experience.
  • Very moving and confronting. No hint of apportioning blame to either side, just a passionate, heartfelt desire that it must never happen again. It opened up all sorts of great conversations with our kids. There will never be world peace while people keep rejecting the Prince of Peace.
  • While this park has a lot of sadness around it, it is actually a very nice place to visit. You're able to see various different places related to different aspects of Hiroshima. Primarily serving as a memorial to the atomic bombing by the Enola Gay during WWII, it has a lot of other points too. If you're going here, be sure to make it a day trip. The museum is pretty busy, but the park is also excellent for historical information.
  • This the park surrounding the museum. It's beautiful, and tranquil. Even with the hoards of people around, it seems to quiet all the noise. There isn't much to say about it, I think it's purpose is pretty self-explanatory. Go revel in it's beauty.
  • An amazing park to visit for more than just it's beautiful scenery. There is many monuments to observe, learn about, and show respect for. There is also much more history that can be viewed and learned in their museum. Easy to get to by there street tram too, definitely a must for anyone visiting Hiroshima.
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