Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

Cheapo Article: Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Museum
Related Events: Hiroshima Flower Festival
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Japanese script: 広島平和記念公園
Area: Hiroshima
Address: 1 Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima, 730-0811 [map]
Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Website: http://www.pcf.city.hiroshima.jp/frame/Virtual_e/tour_e/guide1.html

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.


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