Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims, Hiroshima

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The hands of a large, frozen clock display 8:15 am, the exact time the bomb dropped, at Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims. View the sobering pictures and personal effects of the victims, and get a sense of the tragedy first-hand from survivors via audio and video testimonials throughout the museum. A 360-degree, patchwork panorama of Hiroshima after the bomb dropped pays tribute to the 140,000 killed, with each of the panorama's tiles dedicated to one of the known victims. The memorial stands as a warning to all who visit, and a respectful testament to the many who lost their lives without a moment's notice. Work out when and for how long to visit Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims and other Hiroshima attractions using our handy Hiroshima route planning website.
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  • We visited this memorial after going through the Peace Museum, and it further reinforced our resolve to support the end of nuclear weapons worldwide. The memorial's huge, circular Hall of Remembrance....  more
    We visited this memorial after going through the Peace Museum, and it further reinforced our resolve to support the end of nuclear weapons worldwide. The memorial's huge, circular Hall of Remembrance....  more »
  • Very good place. Very good if you are interested in history. This place is incredibly and wonderfully respectful atmosphere 
    Very good place. Very good if you are interested in history. This place is incredibly and wonderfully respectful atmosphere  more »
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  • The Hall Of Remembrance - With a clock showing time of 8:15, when A-bomb was dropped, this memorial captures the panoramic view of the Hiroshima city before bombing. The dramatic retelling of the missionaries was the second biggest highlight of this memorial. There is a library too if one is interested in knowing more. The panoramic wall places the same number of bricks as the number of people died on that day. There is even a digital kiosks using which one can search for the specific person who died on that fateful day.
  • Closed till 3rd January 2020 due to covid-19 restrictions.

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