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Ground Zero

1-5-25 Otemachi Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0051, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 82-242-7831
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The spot that changed the history

The a-bomb swept down the whole area of Hiroshima--you would see stunning evidence of the Atomic... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Hong Kong, China
Very moving

It was very powerful to be in the actual place where history was made in 1945. I think that the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Columbus, Ohio
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  • Average24%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1-5-25 Otemachi Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0051, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 82-242-7831
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The a-bomb swept down the whole area of Hiroshima--you would see stunning evidence of the Atomic Bomb Dome just nearby--but, this single spot, quiet and subtle, is just equally adequately powerful to tell the entire story. 600 metres above this spot, 3,000 degrees Celsius of...More

Thank raymondc814
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was very powerful to be in the actual place where history was made in 1945. I think that the Japanese made a very good decision to leave the Atomic Dome area as it is as a reminder.

Thank LadyDi1162
Reviewed 4 days ago

A definite visit to this place when in hiroshima. Travel by tram or bus and come here to pay homage to the ones departed

Thank dream77boy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unless you know where it is located, it is unlikely that you will find it. Located outside the local hospital, just a few metres from the peace park, this is the spot, 600 metres above which, the atom bomb exploded devastating everything around 27 kms.

Thank Rajesh444
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

But the impact of where we stood is a "TEN". This is ground zero, the epicentre, or as they call it, the hypocentre. The atomic bomb exploded 600 metres above this spot, a little off of the intended target at the confluence of the rivers....More

Thank BluePointer
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

This is in a street about a block from the river and across the street from a hospital. It a stone marker marking the hypocenter of the A bomb. Really not much to see or go out of your way to find.

Thank dixiepeach
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Tracked this spot down and was glad I did. A small street a a short distance from the dome makes you realise the extent of the devastation and how this city has risen from the ruins to be the vibrant place it is today. Worth...More

1  Thank Dutchy7667
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

The exact place of the devastation if the A bomb during the second world war being depicted in this place that one should see in Life time

Thank dinesh r
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This is located in a small street near the dome. Don't forget to visit this monument. Many tourists didn't seem to know about this monument.

1  Thank SnellingsY
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We were just walking back from the park when we happened upon this marker. It is very easy to miss. Surprised that it is not more prominent.

Thank Sue M
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