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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 via mobile

Waking from the museum toward the Atomic Bomb Dome is the Cenotaph. It seems to sit in a perfect spot within the manicured parkland. With the Japanese flag fluttering nearby and the Atomic Bomb Dome framed in the curves of the cenotaph it seems to...More

Thank Lambretta101
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brother and I walked to it from the museum. I loved being able to see it and the peace flame and the dome all in one photo from from the cenotaph!

Thank 841honesty123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cenotaph at the centre provides a direct line to the Peace Flame and end with the view of the A-Bomd Dome. Some politicians should come here anually then go to some other place.

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It is a beautiful designed monument. When strolling around the park, one should encounter this. Very moving.

Thank Ha P
Reviewed 13 December 2017

This is one of the many monuments in the Peace Park. This one provides a direct line of sight to the atomic dome and the flame.

Thank Asperger_Singapore
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Walking from the atomic bomb dome toward the museum, I noticed the elements of the Cenotaph but the significance didn’t automatically register in my consciousness. It was only later (when our private tour guide explained each element) that I came to appreciate it. Moving.

Thank GoneOffTheGrid
Reviewed 4 December 2017

I visited the Cenotaph during a three day stay in Hiroshima. Visiting this site is a moving experience - as is the experience of visiting the Peace Park, Museum and Dome.

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 4 December 2017

As per the photo - a long shot through the arch with flowers - down the pond - across the eternal flame - straight at the Atomic Bomb Dome

Thank Kevz110
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Remembrance, peace and aftermath all meshed in one scene. Excellent juxtaposition with a powerful message.

Thank Khiam Yeong H
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Looking through the arch of the cenotaph you can see the atomic dome. If standing here doesn't make you wish for a peaceful world then there is no hope for you. So emotional

Thank Pete R
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