Reflect on the history of Hiroshima at The Cenotaph, an elegant monument standing as a staunch reminder of the devastation wrought by atomic bombings. Designed by architect Tange Kenzo and opened in 1952 as one of the first memorial pieces erected in the park, the concrete saddle arch represents a shelter for all of the victims of the catastrophic nuclear attack--you'll find their names inscribed on the stone below. Standing in front of the arch, notice how the monument is perfectly aligned to frame the Peace Flame and A-Bomb Dome, connecting the historical narrative of the memorial park. Use our Hiroshima online trip itinerary maker to visit The Cenotaph on your trip to Hiroshima, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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正面に原爆ドームが見えます。原爆死没者の名簿112冊と、氏名不詳者多数と記された1冊を納めているそうです。アメリカのオバマ前大統領も花を手向けた場所です。 more »You can see the Atomic Bomb Dome in front of you. It is said that it pays the list of the atomic bomb dead and the book which is recorded as a lot of names unknown people. This is where former President Barack Obama of the United States also laid flowers.
Memorial às vítimas da bomba, o cenotáfio se alinha à chama da paz - que só se apagará quando a última arma atômica for eliminada - e à Cúpula da Bomba. Muito triste. more »Memorial to the bomb victims, the Cenotaph aligns to the flame of peace-which will only fade when the last atomic weapon is eliminated-and the Bomb Dome. Very sad.
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