Hypocenter of Atomic Bombing, Nagasaki

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A statue designed to look like a black column commemorates the victims of one of the world's most violent events at Hypocenter of Atomic Bombing. The surrounding area features relics of buildings impacted by the blast, including the remains of a cathedral wall. After your walk, head over to the onsite museum to see items recovered from the rubble, as well photos showing the aftermath of the bombing. Add Hypocenter of Atomic Bombing and other attractions to your Nagasaki trip itinerary using our Nagasaki road trip planning app .
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  • Less spectacular than the monument in Hiroshima but certainly worth a visit. History has also been written here.
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  • On the 9th August at 11:02 the American B29 Superfortress named "Bocks Car" dropped the atomic bomb named "Fat Man" on Nagasaki and it exploded some 500 metres above this exact spot. To stand on this ...  more »
  • We walked about ten minutes from Urakami Cathedral to the hypocenter which is in a park further east from Peace Park. A monument has been erected at the hypocenter. Close by is the remnant of the ruin...  more »
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