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Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims

7-8 Hirano-machi, Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
+81 11-81-958-14-0055
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Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims

I didn't find the Peace Memorial Hall for the atomic bomb victims as emotional as Hiroshima, but it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Maidstone, United Kingdom
not spectacular, but a moving and symbolic memorial

This is free to enter. The outside has a symbolic pool which at night has over 70,000 lights to... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
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7-8 Hirano-machi, Nagasaki, Nagasaki Prefecture
+81 11-81-958-14-0055

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I didn't find the Peace Memorial Hall for the atomic bomb victims as emotional as Hiroshima, but it is a place of peace and quiet reflection and is a fitting memorial to the victims of the atrocities that happened in their city. Outside is a...More

Thank deborahk3
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This is free to enter. The outside has a symbolic pool which at night has over 70,000 lights to symbolize the lives initially lost in the atomic bomb. Inside are places to quietly pray or pay respects to the victims of the bomb. There's a...More

Thank John E
Reviewed 16 June 2017

The memorial hall offers recognition and closure to the victims of the Atomic Bomb and the message is conveyed in the peace and beauty of the surroundings. Striking architecture, beautiful lighting. Lots of water and contrasts of light and dark I have attached a photo...More

Thank CapeTownCapetown
Reviewed 1 June 2017

There are some things that all people should see and this is one of them. We all should understand the horrors of war.. This place is well set out and a worthwhile visit.

Thank karen m
Reviewed 18 May 2017

In the same building with the Atomic bomb museum. Quiet open spaces to reflect on the lives of the victims. Lots of water & reflecting pool

Thank laculturevulture
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The memorial hall is (to me) a spectacular piece of architecture - both light and dark, somehow looking back at the past to remember the victims whilst moving forwards. Hard to explain, I know. Just visit it, and hopefully you'll understand what I mean.

Thank Viking_in_Oz
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Visit all the other Atomic bomb sites before this and it will provide time to reflect on mans inhumanity to man The site is constructed so that you approach by a sculptured entrance of a large pond with two glass rectangles that provide light for...More

Thank Rotiman1
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Go and visit this place if only to pay homage to the nameless thousands who perished in this American bombing unnecessarily extinguishing thousands of lives and leaving many many more with scars and diseases down the years . Chilling displays tell the tales of the...More

Thank pilgrim_gsa
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Reasonable exhibits illustrating the atomic bombing of Nagasaki. One can't help feeling sad for the victims of the bombing. However, one also feel that the world does not care much and continue to arm themselves with nuclear weapons.

Thank Lawrence K
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is more to honor and remember, than seeing the sight but the building is also spectacular. The roof is covered in water with a break in between which leads you down to the memorial hall. The water from the roof cascades down via a...More

Thank tsetseflyer
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Andrea M
7 December 2016|
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Hi Andrea, Depending on your "interest" ( casual or serious) it could range from one hour to three would be my opinion. Hope this helps John.