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1 Nakajima-cho Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Taken here by our guide as part of our tour. It was great to visit this monument found in the Peace Memorial Park as it contains a box of thousands of names of the people who were victim to the atomic bomb. This monument is...More

Thank TaylorP1284
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Cenotaph for the Atomic Bomb victims is one of the many monuments in the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park. Underneath the center of the arch is a tomb stone which houses the names of all the victims. U. S. President Obama presented a prayer wreath...More

Thank Machigoh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cenotaph is beautiful and very peaceful, very well done and a reminder to all of us what war does to humans.

Thank mkskupch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Look towards peace. There is light at the end of the tunnel. This is what the cenotaph seems to say to me.

Thank doublescore27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So well designed to reflect a peaceful reflection on past Soft and reflecting,so well laid out in such a nice park

Thank peter b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice monument with view both to the flame, the park and the Atomic bomb Dome. Part of the "must" visit in Hiroshima

Thank Søren H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Memorial in the Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Peace Park commemorating those who lost their lives directly and indirectly as a consequence of the atomic Bombing of Hiroshima.

Thank I H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone stops in quiet contemplation such is the power of this monument Standing at the centre front all the poignant emblems line up

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

If you visit Hiroshima you will visit this very moving and touching shrine to those killed and injured on that terrible day the world will never forget and should never do so. Take time to reflect in the beautiful sourrounds close to all the places...More

Thank Darren S
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

A central feature of Memorial Peace park in Hiroshima that is carefully situated within it . My wife and I spent an afternoon in the park and this was definitely one of the most notable elements. It’s well worth visiting and taking a few moments...More

Thank Adrian W
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