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The Peace Clock Tower is at the North entrance to the Peace Memorial Park, just across the water... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brian M
Montrose, United Kingdom
Visit at 8:15 in the morning!

It chimes at 8:15 every morning. This is the exactly time that the bomb hit Hiroshima in 1945. It... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2018
Tokyo, Japan
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1 Nakajimacho, Naka-ku | Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, Naka, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Peace Clock Tower is at the North entrance to the Peace Memorial Park, just across the water from the Atomic Bomb Dome. Worth going to see.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Brian M
Reviewed 17 November 2018

It chimes at 8:15 every morning. This is the exactly time that the bomb hit Hiroshima in 1945. It is located near the Atomic Bomb Dome.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank novocalculodarota
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Located inside the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, this monument is famous for it chiming every day at exactly 8.15 when the explosion happened in Hiroshima. Located close to the A-bomb Dome, the Peace clock is twenty meters tall, the three twisted iron pillars symbolizing hands...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank puchka
Reviewed 10 October 2018

This clock is at the very northern end of the Peace Park. I have not been at 8:15am, but according to the signage, there is an alarm that goes off every day at 8:15am, the exact time of the atomic bombing of the city of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank untdrum99
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Every morning at 08:15 this clock chimes out to the world as a reminder of the time the first A bomb exploded

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 777SarahB777
Reviewed 25 April 2018

This is free to see and is part of the Peace Park complex. There are public restrooms near by. The monument itself is not much by carry powerful meaning. Plaques are in English and Japanese.

Date of experience: April 2018
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

Peace park done really well and a great place to walk around and reflect. But I did feel that the peace clock tower was probably the weakest of all the memorials and monuments. The design didn’t blend into the rest of the park for me.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jason S
Reviewed 28 November 2017

The Peace Clock Tower is at the far end of the Peace Memorial Park. Every morning the clock rings bells at 8:15, the time of the explosion in August 1945. The twisting nature of the skeleton is reminiscent of the twisted steel structures that resulted...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank StuartGustafson
Reviewed 8 October 2017

It's all located within the park and I guess you just can't miss it. It just adds on to the aesthetic of the entire area.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank iL0veTravel99
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

The Peace Clock Tower sits at the North end of the park. It was completed in October of 1967. It consists of a tower made of 3 iron pillars each twisted 60 degrees - making it look like it was damaged by the bomb. It...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Joanne N
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