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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  • It is a must see when in Nagasaki. Remains of the destruction are preserved here for all to see and reflect. It is hard to imagine the horror that occurred here. Close to the Atomic museum with lots o...  more »
  • An essential place to visit. Very surreal standing in the modern day, green, prosperous suburb at the exact location where the atomic bomb exploded overhead and trying to imagine what happened there. ...  more »
  • Another must-see while in Nagasaki. There is not much here, but the monuments are impressive and they have enclosed an area that has been preserved from the bombing for you to look at through glass.  more »

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Across the hills of Nagasaki you'll find a welcome number of places to stay, and a welcome degree of variation between them. Look around the main train station for the greatest number of options, with high-rise blocks containing hotels both basic and luxury. Following the train line both north and south of this central area, guesthouses and hostels crowd around the stations, and clusters of modern hotels mark out popular commercial districts. Rental apartments throughout the city provide a good budget-friendly option for those planning on staying for a little while.
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