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Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims

1-6 Nakajimacho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 82-543-6271
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A must visit if you visit Hiroshima

You can watch series of short movies about people from Hiroshima bomb attack. But memorial only... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
TheLadyLuck888
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Sydney, Australia
A place of serenity

This is located in between the Atomic Dome and Peace Memorial. It's a wonderfully, thought-out... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Vanessa L
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1-6 Nakajimacho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
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+81 82-543-6271
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Reviewed 2 days ago

You can watch series of short movies about people from Hiroshima bomb attack. But memorial only focused on the attacked innocent people, not cause of war nor reasons of bomb attack.

Thank TheLadyLuck888
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is located in between the Atomic Dome and Peace Memorial. It's a wonderfully, thought-out structure and is a place so serene, that it invites you to reflect on what happened to innocence when Hiroshima was bombed. There's a digital library, if visitors want to...More

Thank Vanessa L
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is easy to miss this building, because it is towards the side, and most of it is underground. You go down a spiral ramp which has a calming effect. It goes counter-clockwise, to symbolize going back into time. There is fountain in the center...More

2  Thank patagoniac57
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a few introspective moments here to really allow it to soak in about the number of lives lost. It is really well done & worth at least a brief visit.

Thank SMcGowan36
Reviewed 1 week ago

This memorial is located within the Peace Memorial Park and is walking distance from the main Museum. There is no entrance fee. Focusing on the victims of the bomb, walking through the hall was a very heavy experience, particularly the one area in which you...More

1  Thank Jayne0128
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The memorial is a accessible with a round stairs down which goes counter clock wise because 'we are going to look back in time'. The site is very peaceful and we'll maintained. After you can look at a movie which consists of stories from survivors....More

Thank François V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The National Peace Memorial Halls for the Atomic Bomb Victims in Hiroshima and Nagasaki are an effort by the Japanese national government to remember and mourn the sacred sacrifice of the atomic bomb victims. They are also an expression of Japan's desire for genuine and...More

1  Thank deborahk3
Reviewed 13 July 2017

A beautiful place in memory of those who lost their lives in such a horrific event. Free to enter and a clean clear open area where you can see the names of all the innocents. May they never be forgotten.

Thank arnieTsv
Reviewed 6 July 2017

It's a peace of art in itself. A true masterpiece to encase the people lost. Worth seeing if you have the time.

Thank boabin
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

As you head deeper underground in the spiral shaped building, you can read about what happened minutes before the bomb hit and what occurred afterwards. By the time you reach the centre, you may be overwhelmed with sadness and compassion for the victims. The feeling...More

1  Thank Eva F
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