• Learning the history of war in Hiroshima
  • Learning the history of war in Hiroshima
  • Learning the history of war in Hiroshima

Learning the history of war in Hiroshima

Tour Price: JPY5,000 〜 / person

Unesco World Heritage History

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What we'll do

Learn the history of the war in one day, you can feel the misery of the time by looking up close at the atomic bomb dome, which was destroyed during an actual atomic bomb. This is a fascinating tour that will leave you rethinking the meaning of "peace" and enhance your knowledge on an important historic event.

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Things you need to know before the tour

-Transportation and Admission fees are not included in the price.
-Recommend comfortable shoes.

Route

  • Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

    For those visitors looking to reflect on a more somber period of history and learn about the impact of nuclear warfare, there are no better destinations than the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum. With an impressive inventory of salvaged items from the wartime, including a watch that stopped the moment the atomic bomb fell on Hiroshima, the exhibition does well to stress the sheer destructive nature of warfare. Avoiding a hopeless tone, the peace memorial stresses the constructive lessons that can be learnt about peace and cooperation. For anyone looking to find inspiration, the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum is a great place to rejuvenate one’s mind and determination to make the world a better place.

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  • Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

    Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park is a large park at the center of Hiroshima City, which has been built near the atomic blast site, hoping to deliver a message of world peace. Inside the park, there is a museum showing what Hiroshima was like at the time the atomic bomb was dropped, as well as various monuments and the Peace Memorial Hall. As the Peace Bells rings out with the wish for peace, you can take a moment and contemplate the tragedy of war and of atomic weapons.

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  • Atomic Bomb Dome

    A UNESCO World Heritage Site telling the modern world about the tragedy of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima City, the skeleton of the building used to be an Exhibition Hall to display various products made in Hiroshima. The building was near completely obliterated when an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima (as well as Nagasaki) during World War Two, in 1945. Now, the building has become a symbol to the world of the importance of the abolition of nuclear weapons and of permanent peace; a symbol begging for "no more Hiroshimas."

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  • Hiroshima Orizuru Tower

    Hiroshima Orizuru Tower, located in Hiroshima city, is a more modern location based in the heart of Hiroshima. Directly adjacent to the Atomic Bomb Dome, it is an easily accessible location for those looking to make both stops at once. With a decidedly modern design crossed with a wooden aesthetic, those visitors who decide to pay a fare and cross to the top floor’s observatory deck are rewarded with a great view of Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park from above. The Japanese word orizuru means a paper crane or origami crane and has particular significance in Hiroshima as a symbol of peace.

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