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The ashes of victims are buried here, which is sobering. Do go and pay your respects whilst you are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wombling_Free_7548
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Ashes interred of victims.

This is a grassy mound where ashes of victims of the atomic bomb are interred in a vault. A... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
puchka
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Bengaluru, India
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1 Nakajimacho, Naka-ku | Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, Naka, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 days ago

So much of this Park is devoted to hope. This part was just unutterably sad. So many souls prematurely taken from the Earth. So much lingering pain in the survivors, never knowing when the radiation-induced illness would start. Today, Hiroshima is a bustling hotbed of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place isn't easy to find in the Peace Memorial Park as it's buried (pardon the pun) quite deep within. But it's worth spending some time here to just feel the sadness and solemness of the memory of the bombing.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The ashes of victims are buried here, which is sobering. Do go and pay your respects whilst you are in the park.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

This is a grassy mound where ashes of victims of the atomic bomb are interred in a vault. A reminder of the horrors of the World War and the atomic bomb that killed millions of people, then and later as they developed diseases through radiation.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

This mound is near the peace bell and holds the ashes of unidentified victims of the atomic bomb. A sombre place in the peace park.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank PaulSiow
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

It’s another part of the park so if you do a big loop around you’ll come across it. It’s where they put the ashes of people that had been completely burned beyond recognition. Another somber place to see

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jenna94
Reviewed 24 October 2018

This was the first place that we visited on arriving at Hiroshima. One cannot but remember the horrible effect of dropping of atomic bomb that killed over 300000 people in Hiroshima itself. Stand and pray for the souls of those who died and suffered and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

Very powerful to see a mass grave in person. Sad to see so many people who died of the effects of the atomic bomb and was not identified.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MBMatt1147
Reviewed 10 October 2018

This memorial mound is located inside the Peace Park and is worth visiting. The mound was holds the cremated ashes of her 70,000 unidentified people who were killed from the dropping of the atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Adam B
Reviewed 19 September 2018

This burial mound was built as a mass grave for the remains of the victims of the Atomic Bomb. It contains those who died during and those who died after the bombing from their injuries and sickness.

Date of experience: November 2017
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