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Peace Bell

1 Nakajimacho Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 82-504-2390
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The bell has a world map on its surface. It is located within the Memorial Park and visitors... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mei T
It has a special meaning, but not really special

It has a nice meaning and makes sense for it to be there. It is also nice, but not really special... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
CirilB
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1 Nakajimacho Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The bell has a world map on its surface. It is located within the Memorial Park and visitors usually stroll pass it. Very near the Children Peace Monument.

Thank Mei T
Reviewed 1 week ago

It has a nice meaning and makes sense for it to be there. It is also nice, but not really special. There are many people who use the bell.

Thank CirilB
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most of the memorials in the peace park are things you can look at, read or experience. The peace bell can be rung by anyone who wants to add their thoughts and wishes.

Thank Natalie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You get the ability to give the giant bell a knock on your own, however, should try to be humble with it.

Thank Gavin C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A visitor can ring this bell for what ever reason they choose. It is near one of the entrances close to the river in a quiet spot. Another reminder of the futility of war.

Thank 585Rodney585
Reviewed 31 July 2017

This bell was constructed by "A-bomb Victims Hiroshima Higankessho-no-kai Union" on September 20th, 1964. They carved a world map with no border lines on the bell. This world map symbolizes the slogan of "One world". The bell was designed in a form of a logo...More

1  Thank deborahk3
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

A look back to reflect on what we should do to prevent this happening again. Enjoyable visit on a beautiful day.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 24 July 2017

You can ring this bell in support of Peace. My son enjoyed ringing it and it opened a great conversation with him.

2  Thank Mark R
Reviewed 23 July 2017

The entire Hiroshima Memorial is something to see. Inside the Memorial you can see reenactments of the bomb dropping on Hiroshima, first hand accounts from survivors and mementos of the dead. There are also many artifacts from the US - correspondence during the construction of...More

Thank LadyDi1162
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

As part of the parks, you can visit the Peace Bell. Go under the bell dome and see the inscriptions and look at the map on the bell. See if you can find the frogs in the moat, they are huge! Kids will love it!

Thank latteplease
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