12 Sights in Hiroshima, Japan (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Hiroshima, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 12 sights are available in Hiroshima, Japan.

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1. Hypocenter

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Hypocenter Micha L. Rieser / Attribution

In a narrow sense, the explosion center refers to the explosion center of nuclear weapons such as atomic bombs. Broadly speaking, it refers to the center of powerful bomb explosion. In addition, since then, the places where major events, pandemics and social phenomena have occurred have also been called explosion centers.

Wikipedia: 爆心地 (JA)

2. Hiroshima Castle

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Hiroshima Castle , sometimes called Carp Castle , is a castle in Hiroshima, Japan that was the residence of the daimyō of the Hiroshima Domain. The castle was originally constructed in the 1590s, but was destroyed by the atomic bombing on August 6, 1945. The castle was rebuilt in 1958, a replica of the original that now serves as a museum of Hiroshima's history before World War II.

Wikipedia: Hiroshima Castle (EN)

3. Monument in Memory of the Korean Victims of the A-bomb

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The Korean Atomic Bomb Victims Memorial Monument is a memorial monument to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima located in the Peace Memorial Park in Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. Initially, it was installed at the site where the body of Imperial Army Lieutenant Colonel Japan Lee Gwoo was found (across the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and the Kikawa River), but it was advertised as being installed outside the park due to discrimination by people who did not know the history or wanted to divert it to discrimination issues. When the monument became well-known due to the installation location uproar, there was a notation uproar over the notation of "Koreans" or "Koreans" between the Korean residents' group faction Japan wanting to be "Korean" and the Japan Korean General Federation (Korean General Federation) faction who wanted to be "Korean". Eventually, it was decided to move from the site where the body was found to the park and to be labeled "Korean". It has also been pointed out that the notation on the monument is also a nationalist view of history that does not conform to historical facts.

Wikipedia: 韓国人原爆犠牲者慰霊碑 (JA)

4. Fukuromachi Elementary School Peace Museum

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The Fukuromachi Elementary School Peace Museum is a peace museum in Fukuromachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima, Japan. The school was one of the closest schools to ground zero when the atomic bomb fell on August 6, 1945. They lost about 160 students and teachers and the building was heavily damaged. After a few days, the school became a first aid station, and its black burned wall became a message board to find missing people. The Peace Museum is the section of the school building with the basement of the former Municipal Fukuromachi Elementary School in Hiroshima. The school is keeping it as a relic of the atomic explosion, to foster peace, and to send their information to the world.

Wikipedia: Fukuromachi Elementary School Peace Museum (EN)

5. 妙風寺

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Myofuji Temple (明風寺) is a Nichiren Buddhist temple located in Higashishirashima-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Mt. Hakushima, and the temple number is Mahayana-in. The former main mountain is Daihonzan Honkokuji Temple (Rokujomon-ryu). The Kiyosho Festival at Myofuji Temple was considered one of the three major festivals in Hiroshima until before the war.

Wikipedia: 妙風寺 (広島市) (JA)

6. 蓮照寺

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Renjoji Temple (蓮照寺) is a Nichiren Buddhist temple located in Ushida Higashi, Higashi-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Fukujusan. The wooden statue of the demon mother god and the statue of the Jura-jo are designated as cultural properties designated by Hiroshima City. Mogami Inari Hiroshima Betsuin.

Wikipedia: 蓮照寺 (広島市東区) (JA)

7. Atomic Bomb Memorial Mound

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Atomic Bomb Sacrifice Tower (Atomic Bomb Sacrifice Tower) is located in Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture. Built on August 5, 1955 (30 years of Showa). Sakata Huifu, who designed and built Sakata Stone Shop. This is in front of the stone fence on the front of the support tower, with its name engraved.

Wikipedia: 原爆供養塔 (JA)

8. Children's Peace Monument

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The Children's Peace Monument is a monument for peace to commemorate Sadako Sasaki and the thousands of child victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. This monument is located in Hiroshima, Japan. Sadako Sasaki, a young girl, died of leukemia from radiation of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima on 6 August 1945.

Wikipedia: Children's Peace Monument (EN)

9. Hijiyama park

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Hijiyama park retouch: M9106TB / Attribution

Mount Hijiyama (比治山, Hijiyama) is a small hill with an altitude of 71.1 m located in Minami-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. This section also describes the park centered on Mt. Hiji, and the district named after "Mt. Hiji" located in the vicinity.

Wikipedia: 比治山 (JA)

10. 安楽寺

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Anloji is a temple of Pure Land True Sect Honganji Sect, located in 1 Ding Mu, Niutian Town, East District, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture. The name of the mountain is Shouyong Mountain. The main hall is a bombed building.

Wikipedia: 安楽寺 (広島市東区牛田) (JA)

11. 比治山神社

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Hijiyama Shrine (比治山神社, Hijiyama-jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Minami-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. The former shrine was a village shrine, and is now an appendix shrine of the main shrine office.

Wikipedia: 比治山神社 (JA)

12. 龍蔵院

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Ryuzoin is a temple of the Koyasan Shingon sect located in Ushida Higashi 3rd chome, Higashi -ku, Hiroshima -shi, Hiroshima. Hiroshima Shin Shikoku 88th Sacred Ground 26. Also with Ushida San Ryukoin.

Wikipedia: 龍蔵院 (広島市) (JA)


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