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The Cenotaph

1 Nakajima-cho Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Miyajima Island Tour from Hiroshima
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
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“eternal flame” (44 reviews)
“bomb dome” (40 reviews)
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1 Nakajima-cho Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
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"eternal flame"
in 44 reviews
"bomb dome"
in 40 reviews
"fresh flowers"
in 6 reviews
"simple design"
in 4 reviews
"direct line"
in 4 reviews
"photo opportunity"
in 6 reviews
"the peace memorial park"
in 19 reviews
"beautiful monument"
in 8 reviews
"fitting tribute"
in 6 reviews
"different languages"
in 4 reviews
"atomic weapons"
in 4 reviews
"who lost their lives"
in 5 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 4 reviews
"arch"
in 33 reviews
"names"
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"saddle"
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"victims"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Such an intriguing monument with the flame at the other end. Located in the peace gardens so worth a look, bring a hat, if raining an umbrella.

Thank John S
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Silent observance is best. One of the keystone exhibits in the park. If you stand in the center you see the centigrade as well as the flame and the pond and the dome.

Thank TAMAN1951
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The cenotaph is another memorial in the Peace Park at Hiroshima. Like many other cenotaphs, there is an eternal flame, and within a stone structure are the names of all those known to have perished as a result of the atomic bomb.

Thank Linda A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and thought provoking. There is a hop on/hop off bus which takes you to all the sites. Its only 400 yen and it goes from the station. It's free if you have a JR pass.

Thank Alyson R
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much to say about the Cenotaph. The picture you see is the picture you can and should take during your visit to the Peace Park.

Thank VivaHawaii
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Through the monument you can see an everlasting flame and further the only building that is left after the bomb. Very impressive.

Thank ReisDNA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn't think that I would be so overcome with emotion on seeing all the sites around the peace park and the exhibits in the Memorial Museum. The Cenotaph is a fitting testament to the horrors of using any weapons of mass destruction, and final resting...More

Thank The_Crofter
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking back towards the A-Bomb dome from the cenotaph is lovely view and underscores how well the Peace Park has been designed.

Thank James C
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking through the arch you can see the flame which will only be extinguished when there are no more wars and the ruins of the building that stil lremain

Thank jackie_rogers59
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the centerpiece of the peace park, a place to remember the tens of thousands whose lives were cut short on that August day in 1945 when the US dropped the atomic bomb.

Thank Peter B
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