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

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Here you can find interesting sights in Hiroshima, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 9 sights are available in Hiroshima, Japan.

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1. 袋町小学校 平和資料館

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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)

2. 広島城

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Hiroshima Castle , sometimes called Carp Castle , is a castle in Hiroshima, Japan that was the home of the daimyō, a feudal lord, (Feudalism), of the Hiroshima han (Fief). 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. 妙風寺

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Miaofeng Temple is a Rilianzong Temple located in Dongbaidao Town, Central District, Hiroshima Prefecture. The mountain number is Baidao Mountain and the courtyard number is Mahayana Courtyard. Old Ben Mountain is the native temple of Big Ben Mountain (six gates flow). Until the war, the Qingzheng Public Sacrifice in Miaofeng Temple was considered as the three major sacrifices in Hiroshima.

Wikipedia: 妙風寺 (広島市) (JA)

4. 原爆供養塔

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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)

5. 爆心地

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爆心地 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)

6. 原爆の子の像

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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)

7. 平和の門

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The Gates of Peace (English: Les Portes de la Paix, France) is a public art located beside Peace Avenue in Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture. It was made and donated in 2005 to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the atomic bombing.

Wikipedia: 平和の門 (JA)

8. 原爆死没者慰霊碑

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The memorial tablet for the victims of atomic bombing is a memorial tablet set up in Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture. The official name is Hiroshima Peace City Monument.

Wikipedia: 原爆死没者慰霊碑 (JA)

9. 龍蔵院

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Longzangyuan is a temple of Takano Mountain True Word Sect located in Sandingmu, Niutian East, Hiroshima Prefecture. No.26, 88 Lingchang, New Shikoku, Hiroshima. Niutian Mountain Dragon Tibetan Courtyard.

Wikipedia: 龍蔵院 (広島市) (JA)

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