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Peace Bell

1 Nakajimacho Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 82-504-2390
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Ring for peace

Peace bell is located in the memorial park on the opposite side of the river than the Dome. Anyone... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jason S
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Melbourne, Australia
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The bell is large but accessible in two ways: 1) Visitors are encouraged to use the horizontal... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2017
GoneOffTheGrid
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Vernon Hills, Illinois
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1 Nakajimacho Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
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1 Nakajimacho Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Peace bell is located in the memorial park on the opposite side of the river than the Dome. Anyone can ring the bell and it's nice to just sit in the park as listen to the bell ring on a regular basis. Peace Bell a...More

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 15 December 2017 via mobile

The bell is large but accessible in two ways: 1) Visitors are encouraged to use the horizontal wooden striker to ring the bell (but not too hard, please). 2) As our tour guide explained, you can stand beneath / inside the bell itself. He said...More

Thank GoneOffTheGrid
Reviewed 13 December 2017

This is one of the many monuments in the Peace Park. Together, the tell the story of the atomic bomb from various perspectives. It is across the river from the atomic dome and has provides a good view to see the 2 things in juxtaposition.

Thank Asperger_Singapore
Reviewed 10 December 2017

The plaque inscription says it all: "We dedicate this bell As a symbol of Hiroshima Aspiration Let all nuclear arms and wars be gone, and the nations live in true peace! May it ring to all corners of the earth to meet the ear of...More

Thank SurfCityScenes
Reviewed 3 December 2017

This is part of the peace park, go ahead, step up, don't be shy to strike the bell in support of peace.

Thank quack23
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

The sound of the bell can be heard for a distance within the park, a solemn reminder to us of the horror of this kind of war, sealing in our memory all we have seen and understand from here.

Thank Khiam Yeong H
Reviewed 27 November 2017

As you walk around the expansive Peace Memorial Park, you won't need a sign to tell you where the Peace Bell is. At least two people from every tour group go up the steps and ring the bell. I was by myself, and I rang...More

Thank StuartGustafson
Reviewed 20 November 2017

In the Hiroshima Peace Park is the Peace Bell. The sound resonates through the park and when heard reminds us of the need for and importance of peace in the world, but also peace within ourselves. For the Peace Day Ceremony, the Peace Bell peels...More

Thank Shel N
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Towards the far end of the peace garden as you walk away from the museum. You're invited to step up and ring the bell.

Thank F2199RZmichaelj
Reviewed 8 November 2017

All the time you are in the peace park you will hear the bell being rung, but do not hit it hard as the sound travels a long way

Thank DolloNorthNotts
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