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Atomic Bomb Dome

1-10 Otemachi Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0051, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 90-5880-8705
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This skeleton of a building is all that remains in the area where the first atomic bomb exploded on August 6, 1945, and serves as a symbol of both the horrors of atomic war and the hope for world peace.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1-10 Otemachi Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0051, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 90-5880-8705
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Reviewed today

A serene site which reminds us of the perils of war and how much devastation can happen subsequently. A beautifully preserved building which has not been changed since the A bomb.

Thank dream77boy
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The park is the epicenter of the city and all the tourists will eventually end up in this place. There are a lot of multi lingual signs along the place so it is easy to understand the meaning of the place . There are other...More

Thank combat66
Reviewed yesterday

The Atomic Bomb Dome is a reminder that you are standing at ground zero of one of the most devastating moments of human history. Surrounded by greenery, stands the grey skeleton of what was once an exhibition centre. With all the life blooming around you...More

Thank Sarah Z
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

As I am horrified by learning more about the tragic events that took place in Hiroshima, destroying not only buildings -leaving this kind of testimonies behind- but lives and souls, my tears fall for those who were affected by the tragedy and my pain guaranties...More

Thank Emily Gramos G
Reviewed 2 days ago

It's fantastic that this building has been preserved. An important reminder about the impact that an A-bomb can have and how it should not be repeated again.

Thank Ezra B
Reviewed 2 days ago

A very peaceful setting to depict the worst catastrophe in human history. Nothing jazzed up - even the signs and writing are so simple that it quite chilling. A worth visit.

Thank Rajesh444
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

There are many photos and write up about the atomic bomb dome near the city centre but it doesn't quite prepare you for your first sighting of it. There is little fanfare and then it is just there. It is not as if it was...More

Thank captk2071
Reviewed 3 days ago

What is there to say? You know the history of this place. You can walk around joking and smiling, all until your eyes meets the sight of the atomic dome. It's a grim reminder of the horror that happened here. The violence and the suffering...More

Thank The_blue_vombat
Reviewed 4 days ago

We felt that it's really important that the locals made the decision to keep the dome, if only to serve as reminder as to why the world doesn't need nuclear bombs. It stops and makes you think. Beautifully preserved.

Thank keepahgurl
Reviewed 5 days ago

Worth a visit - close to the city centre and other sights. Lovely walk along the river on either side.

Thank Rachel M
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28 November 2016|
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Response from Anita B | Reviewed this property |
It is in an open park so it is always open. The whole park has various places within it, one site being the Atomic Bomb some. the museums keep open and closing hours. Hope this helps.
6 April 2015|
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Response from wrrldgrrlLeslie P | Reviewed this property |
Still not done when I was there mid-March of 2016.