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Atomic Bomb Dome

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This skeleton of a building is all that remains in the area where the first atomic bomb exploded on August 6, 1945, and serves as a symbol of both the horrors of atomic war and the hope for world peace.
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1-10 Otemachi Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0051, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 90-5880-8705
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Reviewed today via mobile

Well worth a visit, sad as it is, amazing it still exists. Well preserved. Hope like hell the World never sees anything like this again. Ever.

Thank Peter M
Reviewed today

We visited the Peace Museum, where the displays are very well put together and moving. This is temporarily in a smaller building whilst the main one is being made earthquake proof!

Thank willyb_11
Reviewed 4 days ago

A place to definitely visit during you stay at Hiroshima. Just an amazing relic left over from the atomic bomb. Educational and great to see a bit of history that still remains. It is hard to fathom what the poor people of Hiroshima had to...More

Thank Lynne B
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Dome stands out next to the river, and in the background towering office buildings stand in contrast to what remains of the Dome. I walked around the entire structure to photograph the symbol of atomic power and the meaning of what took place on...More

Thank Westwood1der
Reviewed 6 days ago

I would definitly tell visitors not to miss this awesome place. The history behind the buildings are so interesting.

Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must see when visiting Hiroshima. If you didn't know what caused the damage you would think it looks really beautiful between this rebuilt city. However the story behind it is very sad. Worth a good look and a wander. Not a place...More

Thank studude10
Reviewed 1 week ago

To travel from Tokyo to Hiroshima, the best way is Japan Rail trains. ( Extremely important is to get Japan Rail Pass, it is so economic, and so practical. It will cover All your transportation out side Tokyo, and "more than" 80% of transportation inside...More

Thank rafa e
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited Auschwitz Death Camp so my eyes have been opened to the horror that mankind can inflict fellow human beings, How on earth has Hiroshima re built the city to what it is today. The Atomic bomb dome stands at the end of...More

Thank micthemiller
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, spooky, upsetting, awe-inspiring....definitely gives you mixed emotions. A strong reminder of the past. Take nice photos....not a place for smiling selfies!!

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You hear of it, you see it in pictures, you are reminded of Hiroshima and the atom bomb......but when you get real close - it touches and opens your soul. You realize and see the pain and cruelty that war brings - the pain and...More

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9 July 2018|
Response from 140christophr |
Yesterday it fine in the city. Apparently it is difficult in the surrounding areas
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Response from percipop | Reviewed this property |
Don't bother with a tour. It's simple to get around on foot and you can get headphones with English translation. Inexpensive and intensely moving experience. The City of Hiroshima is beautiful and very peaceful with wide... More
13 February 2018|
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Response from Muhammad J | Reviewed this property |
Hiroshima has plenty of places for sight seeing. Other than the Atomic Dome and Park, there are other places you can go. Their shopping district is good. I personally like it as it it's sheltered and you can walk and window... More