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A-Bomb Dome (原爆ドーム)

Historical Monument

An atomic bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. Just about 160 meters northwest of the bomb’s hypocenter was the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall, which was built in 1915. The building was destroyed by the explosion’s blast and heat rays, and while the ceiling was burned, miraculously the center portion of the main building escaped destruction, and the round steel frame of the dome on the top that remained came to be called the “A-Bomb Dome.” It is a building to tell future generations about the tragedy of war and destruction, and is registered as a world heritage site as a symbol to appeal to the world for the abolition of nuclear weapons and the importance of enduring peace.

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Hiroshima Pref. Hiroshimashinakaku Otemachi 1-10 (Hiroshima / MiyajimaArea)

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Free appearance tour

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Address
Hiroshima Pref. Hiroshimashinakaku Otemachi 1-10 [map]
Area
Hiroshima / MiyajimaArea
Hours
Free appearance tour
Closed
open everyday
Fees
Free
Parking Lot
Not available
Credit Card
Not available
Note
* Only the exterior can be visited

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

Access

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          There is more than meets the eye awaiting any Hiroshima-bound traveler. Kicking off in Hiroshima city, the Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima Castle, and Shukkeien Garden offer a couple of days of exploring; however, the real beauty lies along the southern coast of the prefecture. There, a series of islands spreads across the Seto Inland Sea: from the mysterious sea-submerged Great Torii Gate at Miyajima Island to the first half of the islands that connect Honshu to Shikoku via six spectacular suspension bridges.