Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, Nagasaki

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Reflect on the horrors of war at Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, a monument constructed as a place to remember and pray for those killed in the atomic bombings of 1945. Take in the stark, symbolic architecture of the hall, designed by Akira Kuryu and built from 2000 to 2002. Walk through the 12 pillars of light, symbolic of the hope for peace, and visit the lower and upper levels to view sobering photos, memoirs, and personal accounts regarding the appalling event. After dark, fiber optic lights shine on a body of water, commemorating those who perished. Using our international travel planner, Nagasaki attractions like Nagasaki Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Was provided with an English speaking guide as part of Inspiring Vacations tour.These people are so passionate about the events that occurred in the past,and this memorial is a tribute to future peace...  more »
  • It impresses the campaign that every day sounds at the time the atomic bomb was dropped on the city.
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  • Nagasaki National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims is a commemorative monument in Nagasaki, Japan, situated next to its Atomic Bomb Museum. The Peace Park is nearby. Like its counterpart in Hiroshima, the hall was constructed as a place to remember and pray for those killed by the 1945 atomic bombing, with photos, and memoirs and personal accounts of the event. It also offers information on international co-operation and exchange activities concerning medical treatment for sufferers of nuclear accidents.
  • This place is definitely worth visiting. Very informative, touching and unique. Even if you have been to the museum in Hiroshima this one is very different and worth a visit. You could spend an entire day in there reading and watching videos.
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