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Children's Peace Monument

Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A month before visiting, I saw the play "Peace on Your Wings" that explained the whole Sadako story. Otherwise, it would be a 4 as an interesting and colorful exhibit with a cute story.

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I get it, but perhaps the sight of the Atomic Bomb Dome pushed the Children Peace Monument down the pecking order.

Thank Lambretta101
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is sad to learn the story behind the monument - the story of a young girl who suffered from leukemia caused by the atomic bomb and eventually passed away despite folding a thousand paper cranes in the hope of recovery. The monument is surrounded...More

Thank autumncs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must while in the memorial park. Serves as a reminder of the destruction of war and the innocent lives that were lost, especially children.

Thank Joel T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Please read a little about Sadako Sasaki ( the statue represents her ) That will make your trip more meaningful

Thank Dogus A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The monument stands in the middle of cases filled with thousands of paper cranes. It is free to see and quite moving. The cranes were inspired to be placed here by a two year old girl who survived the A-Bomb to only die about a...More

Thank Lauramgd
Reviewed 17 December 2017

A stunning memorial dedicated to the children who were victims of the bombing and commemorates Sadako Sasaki. Paper cranes can be brought from your home, purchased or made in the area as a symbol of peace & donated in Sadako's honour. So many paper cranes...More

Thank Mishky1
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

The monument itself was (to me anyway) secondary to Sadako Sasaki’s story itself. Our tour guide brought some “almost complete” origami cranes for us to complete and leave behind.

Thank GoneOffTheGrid
Reviewed 13 December 2017

This is one of the many monuments in the Peace Park. Together, the tell the story of the atomic bomb from various perspectives. All well-worth a look to hear the different narratives.

Thank Asperger_Singapore
Reviewed 7 December 2017

See the thousands of cranes, so so tiny you'd wonder how they were folded so intricately. Spend an hour or two wandering around the park to remember those who suffered and perished during the war.

Thank Cheesetomato
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