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Ground Zero

1-5-25 Otemachi Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0051, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 82-242-7831
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The exact place of the devastation if the A bomb during the second world war being depicted in this... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
dinesh r
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Don't forget to visit when going to the dome

This is located in a small street near the dome. Don't forget to visit this monument. Many tourists... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Leuven, Belgium
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1-5-25 Otemachi Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0051, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 82-242-7831

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The exact place of the devastation if the A bomb during the second world war being depicted in this place that one should see in Life time

Thank dinesh r
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is located in a small street near the dome. Don't forget to visit this monument. Many tourists didn't seem to know about this monument.

Thank SnellingsY
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were just walking back from the park when we happened upon this marker. It is very easy to miss. Surprised that it is not more prominent.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bomb was 'off line' and ground zero happened to be a private hospital which was totally destroyed with great loss of life naturally. The Hospital has since been rebuilt on the same site.

Thank Aussiebd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only thing at Ground Zero is a small plaque next to a parking lot. Even if you know where to look, you can easily walk past it. With all of the things that the city has done in Peace Park to memorialize the situation,...More

1  Thank Mike G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From this point in the past was calculated all the distance ...but unfortunately the bomb wasn't really far from this point and everythyng wss rebuilt

Thank Sgana U
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This small memorial is tucked away down a side street so you have to seek it out. It is a chilling experience to think that some 600 metres above this exact spot is where the bomb exploded. Hardly an attraction as such but an essential...More

1  Thank coalville-phil
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

While walking towards the A- bomb dome and near the bridge I saw this small milestone with a black stain. It is surrounded by vegetation and the only reason I noticed it because of a sign which describes the structure. It seems that all distances...More

Thank Dhiraj H
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This is a small granite memorial with a smaller paragraph about that fateful day. It is difficult to find. Ask google maps to guide you as it is not with the Peace Park.

Thank ladydocBC
Reviewed 12 April 2017

While with our tour group we stopped by Ground Zero which isn't far from the Peace Park. It showed us where the bomb went off and that it was very close to the place they originally wanted to hit, the T bridge.

Thank William E
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