Peace Memorial Statue, Nagasaki

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  • You can also walk to the Atomic Bomb Museum. There was a prayer image seen from the fountain of prayer made for those who died because they wanted water.
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  • A 9.7-meter-high, 30-ton-high, bronze peace prayer statue that symbolizes the wishes of Nagasaki citizens for peace. The creator, Mr. Nishino Kitamura, a sculptor from Nagasaki, symbolized the love of God and the mercy of the Buddha, and the right hand pointing to the heavens was the threat of the atomic bomb, the horizontal left hand was the peace wall, and the lightly closed samurai put the desire to pray for the good fortune of the atomic bomb victims. Construction began in 1951 and was completed on August 8, 1955.
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