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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. Using our custom trip planner, Nagasaki attractions like Hypocenter of Atomic Bombing can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • You should just have been putting everything into historical perspective. Is itself not a whole lot to see, but we had a guide with lots of additional info about the how and why of the 2 e A bomb on Japan, and why is this not on the Center ended up, and why just on Nagasaki (and not on the first intended destination Kokura.
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  • An important point to remember and learn from history. Frightening to see the place where it happened, see little things and memories of the blast but so very important to have done it. "no one should ever have to experience something similar.
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  • I wouldn't have recommended going out of your way to come here, but if you are walking between Peace Park and the Atomic Bomb museum and/or the Hall of Remembrance to the Atomic Bomb victims, I would ...  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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