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Children's Peace Monument

Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed yesterday

Felt the pain for the suffering that childrens needed to undergo due to this bombing. very well depicted and well defining the peace request monument.

Thank Jaineshshah
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good reminder of the history and that children want peace and happiness. There's quite lot to see besides the statue itself.

Thank Jemina P
Reviewed 2 days ago

As we strolled through the Peace Park we came across various memorials / monuments to those who lost their lives in this awful piece of history. This was one of them and it was tragic to read the inscription on the plaque. However, it's a...More

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Dedicated to children of the world, and a reminder that the atomic blast took lives years afterwards. the 12 year old girl whose death 10 years after the blast was the driving force for erecting this structure is remembered every day. Ring the bell underneath...More

1  Thank revbriangraham
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Monument to the children who died on that day and other who perished in the years to come. Ring the bell and say a prayer. Paper Cranes, the story goes if a girl who folded paper cranes everyday thinking that it would cure here of...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 1 week ago

A peace monument/ memorial for Sadako who died of leukemia, post atomic bomb victim. She made 1000 paper cranes and perhaps her wish for a peaceful world will materialise one day. Beautiful statue . Her story has spread and now there are many many cranes...More

Thank y0rkshire_0wl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very enjoyable place to visit, the kids of Japan have really presented a great place to visit, and what we should do to let it not happen again.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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. ThE monument is located in the Hiroshima Peace Park. Sadako Sasaki, was a young girl, who died of leukaemia caused...More

1  Thank deborahk3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the sadness of war and death to the greatness of human spirit that's what is behind this monument to Sadako Sasaki, the young girl who lost her battle to radiation Poisoning. She can be seen atop the monument holding a crane. Tradition says that...More

1  Thank Asherd01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are monuments erected for many causes but ones that touches your heart is the one that will stay with you forever. You don't need soaring statues or glass and steel, just a simple message. The back story of this monument is simple. A Japanese...More

Thank captk2071
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