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Peace Memorial Statue

Matsuyamamachi, Nagasaki 850-0001, Nagasaki Prefecture
+81 95-829-1171
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Matsuyamamachi, Nagasaki 850-0001, Nagasaki Prefecture
+81 95-829-1171

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Many counties have contributed a sculpture. It was interesting to reflect on each nations choices.They are very different.

Thank hinau
Reviewed 16 June 2017

a powerful statement, an imposing presence - go and stand in awe at the feet of this majestic monument

Thank CapeTownCapetown
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Well this is a big thing for sure.. Oversees the whole sight actually. Hard not to be impressed. I took too many photos

Thank karen m
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Its a very huge statute with a lot of meaning. At first one can't understand the significance of the posture of the man. The hand pointing towards the sky warns humans of the impending threat of destruction from the use of nuclear weapons and he...More

Thank Raunaq S
Reviewed 18 May 2017

A nice symbolic piece of art. Towers over the park at the far end. Read up on the symbolism before you go ,if you do not have a guide lecturing

Thank laculturevulture
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The stature is symbolic and grand in size. The description is thought-provoking - elevated right hand points to the threat of nuclear weapons, the stretched left arm represents tranquility and world peace, the closed eyes are for the prayer for the repose of souls for...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This giant 10 metre tall statue is symbolic and is a reminder to us all of the horrors of war and the need to embrace peace and understanding across the globe. Incongruously, it is also a favourite roosting spot for pigeons which one can liken...More

Thank Peeceecee
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Words cannot express how I felt being here. Beautiful trees and exceptional weather mask the events that happened here all those years ago. A must visit place.

Thank rod g
Reviewed 13 April 2017

The memorial is a dedication to the thousands of silent victims and ought not to be missed by those frequenting Nagasaki . There are many other statues to see in and around this huuge peace memorial statue.

Thank pilgrim_gsa
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I never get tired of visiting the Peace Memorial Statue when I'm in Nagasaki. The ten-meter statue evokes such symbolism and meaning as you stand in front and understand what it's saying. The right hand point to the sky (where the bomb came from); the...More

Thank StuartGustafson
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