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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is a sobering memorial. If you look through it with your back to the museum you can see the Atomic Dome through the Cenotaph, which is an iconic view.

Thank Wombling_Free_7548
Reviewed 1 week ago

The smell of all kinds of flowers is felt all over the place . Prepare yourself for lots of photos. An atmosphere that will "always" be remembered.

Thank rafa e
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful place to be....but also a touching reminder of the past. Beautiful presented and well maintained. Very close to A-bomb domed building too. Take nice photos......not a place for smiling selfies!!

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There will be tons of tourists taking selfies and not understanding the significance, sigh, too bad, it's a beautiful tribute.

Thank 667maryanns
Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to the A-Bomb dome, this structure is known as the Memorial Cenotaph with names of all those who lost their lives inscribed inside the central stone vault. A solemn place where tourists queue up to take photos and pay their respects to the departed...More

Thank puchka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful - on arrival at the memorial the smell of fresh flowers hits you. People were leaving bouquets of flowers and paying their respects so did not wish to intrude on their privacey. This monument has been so well thought out as you can see...More

Thank MrsCWR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful memorial to those who lost their lives. Very simple but well done. A great place to remember and reflect after walking around Peace Park. Located next to the museum.

Thank lisawlg
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is another memorial found in and around the Hiroshima peace park. The Cenotaph is a saddle shaped concrete structure located between the A-bomb dome and the Peace Memorial museum. It is a memorial in memory of those victims of the A-bomb whose remains are...More

Thank PaulSiow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you walk into the middle in lines up with a flame and the a-bomb dome. Really amazing monument and part of the park so you’ll see it when you walk through

Thank Jenna94
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautifully constructed memorial. The framing of the A-bomb building makes it unforgettable. Had to wait a while as two ladies were rearranging some flowers and then a rather crass person decided that they would stand up close and block the view for others.

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