Hypocenter of Atomic Bombing, Nagasaki

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Monument · Hidden Gem · Landmark
A statue designed to look like a black column commemorates the victims of one of the world's most violent events at Hypocenter of Atomic Bombing. The surrounding area features relics of buildings impacted by the blast, including the remains of a cathedral wall. After your walk, head over to the onsite museum to see items recovered from the rubble, as well photos showing the aftermath of the bombing. Add Hypocenter of Atomic Bombing and other attractions to your Nagasaki trip itinerary using our Nagasaki road trip planning app.
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  • After visiting Nagasaki’s Peace Park, we stopped at nearby ground zero en route to the Atomic Bomb Museum. A simple black monolith here, surrounded by concentric white circles, marks the spot, where....  more »
  • It is near the Atomic Bomb Museum, so go to this spot when you are on the way to the museum. While you were, you could feel how helpless the citizens of Nagasaki were at the time.  more »

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