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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.
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  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1-10 Otemachi Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0051, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 90-5880-8705
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Reviewed yesterday

An emotional place to visit but worth it to get a real sense of what it was like when the bomb destroyed the city and ten's of thousands of lives in a instant.

Thank 137Paul
Reviewed 1 week ago

After visiting the place and seeing with naked eye can feel the pain and imagine the destruction that would have happen. A true monument which defines why peace is essential.

Thank Jaineshshah
Reviewed 1 week ago

Some accidental freak of physics spared this building at the epicentre of the atomic bomb that hit Hiroshima, killing 150,000 people. It's set inside a park district that partially covers the area of total destruction caused by the bomb, but it's sobering to realize that...More

Thank AllanSimonsen
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my second time visiting this magnificent historic site. It's a sad reminder of the fatal effects of war, and makes us wish it will never happen again...just peace, no more wars.

Thank phalanxye
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have always wanted to go to Hiroshima if I ever went to Japan. Finally saw for my own eyes, the Atomic Bomb Dome and was in awe of the place. What a surreal place and atmosphere. To see first hand, the devastation of what was...More

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a sobering sight indeed - one of the very few buildings left standing at all after the atomic bomb, it is now preserved as a memorial and a reminder of the need for peace in the world. You can get close to the...More

1  Thank markr2306
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Impressive piece of history. May we never forget. Beautiful park as well. Made me quiet and sad, but I think that is the exact reason this is such a must-see.

1  Thank Pauline0685
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of those sites that is "breath-taking" in a different sense. You have likely seen many images of the site on tv, online, in photos but there's nothing like seeing the remnants of this building in person. We began with the Peace Memorial...More

1  Thank SMcGowan36
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can start from this end or peace memorial museum side. Access is very easy by local buses which starts from main bus stand.

1  Thank shirajmorugama
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An absolute must see when visiting Hiroshima. Puts the what happened in the past into prospective. Can walk round the building and get up close.

Thank Donya H
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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.
6 April 2015|
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Response from wrrldgrrlLeslie P | Reviewed this property |
Still not done when I was there mid-March of 2016.