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Atomic Bomb Dome

1-10 Otemachi Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0051, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 90-5880-8705
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This skeleton of a building is all that remains in the area where the first atomic bomb exploded on August 6, 1945, and serves as a symbol of both the horrors of atomic war and the hope for world peace.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1-10 Otemachi Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0051, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed today via mobile

There are many photos and write up about the atomic bomb dome near the city centre but it doesn't quite prepare you for your first sighting of it. There is little fanfare and then it is just there. It is not as if it was...More

Thank captk2071
Reviewed yesterday

What is there to say? You know the history of this place. You can walk around joking and smiling, all until your eyes meets the sight of the atomic dome. It's a grim reminder of the horror that happened here. The violence and the suffering...More

Thank The_blue_vombat
Reviewed 2 days ago

We felt that it's really important that the locals made the decision to keep the dome, if only to serve as reminder as to why the world doesn't need nuclear bombs. It stops and makes you think. Beautifully preserved.

Thank keepahgurl
Reviewed 3 days ago

Worth a visit - close to the city centre and other sights. Lovely walk along the river on either side.

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 3 days ago

You can't miss it whilst visiting Hiroshima. Set on River banks, has quite an impact on the distruction of wars. Brings up discussion on war but teens and adults get the reason this has been left as a reminder of what must not ever happen...More

Thank Shelley M
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is and architectural relic. It is complemented by many 'storyboards' surrounding the exhibit which tell the tale of the buildings history and the significance of it being retained. Worth a look.

Thank Glen O
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I wanted to see the Memorial since I saw anime "Kono sekai no Katasumi ni" ( From the corners pf this world). It tells about a life of girl from Hiroshima during the war and on the day of nuclear bomb and after. It just...More

Thank Dasha Z
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

To understand the impacts of war, so emotional. School children everywhere. Also victims trying to tell their story.

Thank Doug O
Reviewed 4 days ago

relevant for visitors to Hiroshima, as part of the combined visit to the memorial park and the museum.

Thank L-Nielsen
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was walking distance from our hotel so we walked there every day to capture it in different light and from different angles from both sides of the river, from either bridge and up close. Our best shots were taken at night under a full...More

Thank TearsnCheers
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WorrallFamily
28 November 2016|
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Response from Anita B | Reviewed this property |
It is in an open park so it is always open. The whole park has various places within it, one site being the Atomic Bomb some. the museums keep open and closing hours. Hope this helps.
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Deb1144
5 April 2015|
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Response from wrrldgrrlLeslie P | Reviewed this property |
Still not done when I was there mid-March of 2016.
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