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Gates of Peace

57-2,57-3 Nakajimacho Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 82-504-2390
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Has its own beauty

The gates aligned and seen during the day is good but I do think around sunset? The view is better... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Shirleymagne O
via mobile
Thought provoking

Don't miss this exhibit at the far end of the Peace Gardens. Worth a look . Very beautiful and... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Kansas City
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57-2,57-3 Nakajimacho Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 82-504-2390
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The gates aligned and seen during the day is good but I do think around sunset? The view is better :)

Thank Shirleymagne O
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this exhibit at the far end of the Peace Gardens. Worth a look . Very beautiful and simplistic in style yet so meaningful.

Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Ten gate like structures stretching 75 metres inscribed with the word "Peace" in 49 languages. Nine gates represent Dante's Circles of Hell and the 10th gate represents the living hell of Nuclear War. An impressive structure just across the roadway from the Hiroshima Peace Museum.

Thank Col20
Reviewed 6 June 2016

An interesting sculpture on the opposite side of the road from the museum at the entrance to the Park. The sculpture depicts Dante's 9 gates of hell, overwritten by peace in multiple languages, to which a 10th gate has been added representing the hell of...More

Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 12 March 2016

An impressive monument to events of a bygone era. Beautiful setting. Easy access from local transport.

1  Thank Cliff1947357
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Part of a list of memorials in the vicinity which should all be seen with a well planned walk around the memorial park.

1  Thank Daryl S
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Across a busy road from the Peace Memorial Park. There are too many other memorials in the vicinity that render this monument unmemorable.

1  Thank Tony M
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Hopeful for the future. The whole park is worth strolling through to absorb the atmosphere. The gates are just one part of the whole complex dedicated to the victims of the bombing of Hiroshima.

Thank k0sher
Reviewed 6 June 2015

If it wasn't for one of the park's maps pointing out the Gates of Peace, I would not have gone to see it. It is directly across the street from the Peace Memorial Museum. On the gates are inscribed the word "peace" in many languages.

Thank BayAreaTraveler6338
Reviewed 19 May 2015

The Gates of Peace are located just to the east of the Peace Park on the far side of a major highway. Sitting detached from the park they are little visited and seem almost an afterthought. While they are impressive in their own right they...More

Thank KeithK906
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