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Reviewed 6 days ago

A centerpiece to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial park. It's quite lovely and usually adorned with fresh flowers.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Aaron S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very moving to see the many flowers in front of the cenotaph. The names of all those who were killed are inscribed inside the stone vault. The cenotaph was designed by Kenzo Tange and is beautifully simple in design. Look through it and you will...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SGC60
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great monument for the victims of a senseless war and observing the Dome through it gives a reason to reflect. Although monuments as these are there to warn future generations, all we can see today that war is still an essential part of humanity....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DickZe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the peace park yet another site to see. Important part of history I highly recommend viewing the entire park.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank buburay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great memorial to remember the history of this very tragic event. The view is magnificent combined with the view of the atomic dome insight the statue as you stand having the museum behind you. A memory forever to remember this act of war leaving a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

seeing the names inscribed inside this cenotaph who remains are elsewhere. feel like it is almost in the center of the park

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank thomas c
Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

This is a sobering memorial. If you look through it with your back to the museum you can see the Atomic Dome through the Cenotaph, which is an iconic view.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

The smell of all kinds of flowers is felt all over the place . Prepare yourself for lots of photos. An atmosphere that will "always" be remembered.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rafa e
Reviewed 4 November 2018

A beautiful place to be....but also a touching reminder of the past. Beautiful presented and well maintained. Very close to A-bomb domed building too. Take nice photos......not a place for smiling selfies!!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mark W
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

There will be tons of tourists taking selfies and not understanding the significance, sigh, too bad, it's a beautiful tribute.

Date of experience: November 2018
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