Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima


Hiroshima, in JapanIt is one of those places that will always be remembered for a tragedy due to the impact of the atomic bombs that the United States dropped during World War II. That fact forever marked the development of the city, where you can find very interesting places.

One of the places that receives more visitors is the Hiroshima Memorial Peace Park, a park that is in the center of the city and that was made in the large field that the bomb left when it fell on the city. That bomb left some 140,000 affected between deceased, injured and family, friends or people who to some extent saw their lives drastically changed after that event.

The construction of this park was not only done to pay tribute to all those affected, but also aims to make everyone aware of the harmful and drastic effects that nuclear disaster and promote peace in the world. In the park you can find several monuments and museums that remember that day, as well as several historical places in the surroundings and that are visited by people from all over the world every year.

In the Atomic Bomb Memorial Mount the ashes of more than 70,000 of the people who died on that fateful August 6, 1945 are found. Hiroshima became from the impact of the bomb in the city of peace and silence, and to this day it continues to be so as it is one of the quietest destinations you can find in the world, with almost no noise despite having a population that almost reaches a million and a half people.

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park - Letters from Japan (September 2020)


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