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The Cenotaph

1 Nakajima-cho Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
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1 Nakajima-cho Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed yesterday

The Cenotaph is part of the path you take through the Peace Park, from the Dome to the Museum. It's a good place to offer a little prayer.

Thank RozaLui
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A humbling experience to look through the cenotaph to the peace flame and on towards, the cathedral dome that is left after the A bomb.

Thank Eamonn R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

All part of the park around the atomic dome. This is particularly interesting as the layout aligns many other elements.

Thank Lawrence2300
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This memorial is located in the peace park. The area is very peaceful. There are always tourists here but it is not crowded. The sculpture and the dedication that is in several languages is very sobering making you think of the incredible destruction that happened...More

Thank Markwsters1974
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cenotaph sits in the middle of the pathway from the Peace Museum to the Atomic Bomb Dome where there are the remains of a building that partially survived the blast. Flowers are laid by the Cenotaph in an offering of peace for those lost...More

Thank Shel N
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a unique photo opportunity. Several structures and monuments can be lined up and photographed through an arch-like portal.

Thank F2199RZmichaelj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cenotaph is located at the central area of the peace memorial park. This is a tribute to the lost lives due to the A-bomb drop. People offer their prayers here. The cenotaph is aligned with the burning flame, A-bomb dome in a straight line...More

Thank Joy_Sinha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Cenotaph is part of the Peace Memorial Park and is one of the many memorials to the lives lost. It is along the line where you can look through it and see both the eternal flame and the A-Bomb Dome. It's always nice to...More

Thank Cassie1911
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As part of the Peace park walk this offers a look at the dome and the peace flame all in one view., Very poignant and an evocative photograph to take home as a reminder of your visit.

Thank DolloNorthNotts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Based in the middle of the park is the cenotaph, the Pond of Peace & the Flame. A solemn place, with various plaques in different languages expressing their sorrows of the place.

Thank 188petere
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