The Tower of Himeyuri, Itoman

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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. To visit The Tower of Himeyuri on your holiday in Itoman, and find out what else Itoman has to offer, use our Itoman trip builder .
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  • Difference or the peace Museum here is, and has a detailed exhibition of the Himeyuri Corps. You can also know the Himeyuri Corps teacher student thing was wondering.
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  •  Last day of our trip to Okinawa, stopped by to day plane ride from Cape chinen at Naha airport way. In trees, the Himeyuri Memorial Tower. 花gata the flowers stand in front of the Tower have been peeled, there was lots of cranes next to it. I thought such a place is a witness of the sad history, come here, hands together, think of peace, as well.
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  • Okinawa now, standing on the sad events. This place is very appropriate given that Okinawa. And war is not only conflict of ', rather it is quite apparent.
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  • Most impressing memorial for the victims of this horrible and futile battle which cost so many lives. Everyone should come here!
  • Okinawa is a very beautiful island but WW2 is one area that can be a sad point in its history. Nevertheless, we should not look away at history. If you do have a chance to visit this island, I think this place is one area you should visit.
  • A true peace memorial, the stories and accounts of the experiences of the students during WWII are clearly expressed.
  • A sad but real story, everyone must go there once they visit Okinawa.
  • Historical place to go

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