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Gates of Peace

57-2,57-3 Nakajimacho Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 82-504-2390
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I think most people miss this

As we approached Peace Park I noticed that most people head to the Museum or Park and miss the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
188petere
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Brisbane, Australia
Easily missed

Once you have visited the Peace Gardens etc. it easy to think that is it but just over the road... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pter4d
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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  • Average41%
  • Poor3%
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“busy road” (2 reviews)
“nuclear war” (2 reviews)
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57-2,57-3 Nakajimacho Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As we approached Peace Park I noticed that most people head to the Museum or Park and miss the gates totally as they are across the busy road. As they blend into the trees they are not overly conspicuous, but are definitely worth the minute...More

Thank 188petere
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once you have visited the Peace Gardens etc. it easy to think that is it but just over the road there is the the Gates of Peace. Once you have got over the busy road you find the gates which you can walk through.

Thank pter4d
Reviewed 8 October 2017

It is located across the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. Was expecting the park to be big so it can be confusing. I would recommend to start from here and move forward to the museum, Cenotaph etc.

Thank iL0veTravel99
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The gates aligned and seen during the day is good but I do think around sunset? The view is better :)

Thank Shirleymagne O
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this exhibit at the far end of the Peace Gardens. Worth a look . Very beautiful and simplistic in style yet so meaningful.

Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Ten gate like structures stretching 75 metres inscribed with the word "Peace" in 49 languages. Nine gates represent Dante's Circles of Hell and the 10th gate represents the living hell of Nuclear War. An impressive structure just across the roadway from the Hiroshima Peace Museum.

Thank Col20
Reviewed 6 June 2016

An interesting sculpture on the opposite side of the road from the museum at the entrance to the Park. The sculpture depicts Dante's 9 gates of hell, overwritten by peace in multiple languages, to which a 10th gate has been added representing the hell of...More

Thank Escape-overseas
Reviewed 12 March 2016

An impressive monument to events of a bygone era. Beautiful setting. Easy access from local transport.

1  Thank Cliff1947357
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Part of a list of memorials in the vicinity which should all be seen with a well planned walk around the memorial park.

1  Thank Daryl S
Reviewed 4 July 2015

Across a busy road from the Peace Memorial Park. There are too many other memorials in the vicinity that render this monument unmemorable.

1  Thank Tony M
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