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The Tower of Himeyuri, Itoman

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.4/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web
Visit The Tower of Himeyuri, a memorial to the lives of school students and teachers lost during the Battle of Okinawa during World War II. Part of a wider peace park and museum complex, the simple monolith was inaugurated in 1946, dedicated to the 230 young people and teachers who died tending wounded soldiers at the field hospital in the cave behind the memorial. The pleasant gardens contrast with the austerity of the structure itself, and the whole site possesses a hushed atmosphere. Add The Tower of Himeyuri to your Itoman travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Itoman family vacation planner.
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  • Here are the scars of the battle of Okinawa, such as bad 2 and, that should not happen. Is where it should be laid a wreath at once. But with lots of souvenir shops in front of the Himeyuri Memorial Tower, and full of tourist destinations. For the time being who, early in the morning to recommend the silent worship. Is but a flower Granny was fine.
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  • Family trip to Okinawa for the first time. Beautiful beaches and clear blue sky. A meal in the hotel. In the past and continues even now, war and battle's. Decided on this trip, and here you will always have to go with children. Children do not know how I felt, but I felt the significance to come here. Requiem.
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  • In the right, but is the Himeyuri Memorial Tower. A graphic history is inscribed everywhere. That I realized is everywhere around where the Himeyuri Memorial Tower. At the Himeyuri Memorial Tower or famous too, heard that there is the Memorial of the other students. Come Museum are fee-based, but should always look at. The miserable fact of handing future exhibit. I would know the truth of teen young schoolgirl. Talk about those who have been living there, so well understood. About the continued operation of this facility and the negative history of it. To make widely known to Japanese, including the existence of a Memorial of the other strongly hope as a man of war.
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