Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

Cheapo Article: Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Museum
Related Events: Hiroshima Flower Festival
Japanese script: 広島平和記念公園
Area: Hiroshima
Address: 1 Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima, 730-0811 [map]
Access: 392 m from Fukuro-machi Station Hiroden Line 1Hiroden Line 3Hiroden Line 7
409 m from Genbaku Dome-mae(Atomic Bomb Dome) Station Hiroden Line 2Hiroden Line 3Hiroden Line 6Hiroden Line 7
451 m from Hondori Station Hiroden Line 1Hiroden Line 3Hiroden Line 7
Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Website: http://www.pcf.city.hiroshima.jp/frame/V...

This park was once the centre of downtown Hiroshima, until the atomic bombing of August 6th, 1945 left the area flattened. The site was rebuilt as a public park with a number of monuments commemorating the victims of the bombing, and appealing for world peace.