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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very emotional experience as it is connected to kids. Part of the park which in itself is a very tragic place.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank angad2102
Reviewed 1 week ago

In such a tragic area, it is great to see such a beautiful monument to the children who died during the blast.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Brian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is also part of the Peace Memorial Park. It's moving to see all the pictures and the origami cranes and to learn the story behind them.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seeing the Children's Peace Monument won't take long and can be combined with a visit to the Atomic Bomb Dome. Be sure to check out the paper cranes nearby.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank HeatherJMB
Reviewed 6 February 2019

Erected as a tribute to Sadako Sasaki and all of the other children who died as a result of the atomic bomb, this is a very sombre place to visit. Many school groups from across Japan visit the site to pay tribute and to lay...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MrDee2013
Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

Built to remind the world the horrors and after effects of radiation on the children even after a decade of surviving the bomb.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank WennieW
Reviewed 30 January 2019

Apparently the tradition of making cranes as a remembrance was started by a young girl suffering from leukemia in the hope for a cure. This has inspired thousands to make cranes as a tribute.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 21 January 2019 via mobile

My family and I came here after visiting the A Bomb Dome monument. Lots of tourists were playing with the bell and posing with it. There were booths selling ornamental ribbons, cranes and other peace symbols. I guess it is a place where one can't...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank IsaiahK44
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Part of the peace park - in memory of the children. Very touching and a beautiful sculpture. worth visiting .

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AmazingGracie17
Reviewed 14 January 2019 via mobile

I reviewed the monument with the Hiroshima remembrance museum. The impact of this horrendous event had devastating short and long term effects.The children's monument is a testament of the enduring belief in magical thinking,that the more oregano cranes she made,Sakado strongly believed she would defeat...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lucille h
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