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Address: 57-2,57-3 Nakajimacho Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811 , Hiroshima Prefecture
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Clever sculpture although easily missed both in position and representation.

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 June 2016
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Stevenage, United Kingdom

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4 of 5 bubbles 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 nuclear war.

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Ballarat, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

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

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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Malta
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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2015

Hopeful for the future. The whole park is worth strolling through to absorb the atmosphere. The gates are just one part of the whole complex dedicated to the victims of the bombing of Hiroshima.

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2015

If it wasn't for one of the park's maps pointing out the Gates of Peace, I would not have gone to see it. It is directly across the street from the Peace Memorial Museum. On the gates are inscribed the word "peace" in many languages.

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Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

The Gates of Peace are located just to the east of the Peace Park on the far side of a major highway. Sitting detached from the park they are little visited and seem almost an afterthought. While they are impressive in their own right they are not nearly as moving as the monuments dedicated to the lives lost in the... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2015

On opposite side of road to Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. The glass arches with inscription of the word “Peace” in different languages. Pigeons seemed to be guarding the gates on one winter day.

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Tortona, Italy
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

Positioned at the gate of peace memorial park. A structure consisting of a rectangular array of strings placed in sequence at close range, about 9 feet tall each and aesthetically very beautiful, but the main feature are all those many written on it in almost 50 different languages. Very interesting is to visit it during the day but even more... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

Another well defined and sensitive memorial depicting the whole process to peace and the challenges to this city following the first aggressive use of the Nuclear/ Atomic Bomb. Another lasting memory.

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