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Pritha Manchanda Aug 06 2015

Must-see attractions in Hiroshima

Ria Dutta Aug 06 2015
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70 years after the Hiroshima bombing, we take you to this beautiful city which has bounced back and is home to many tourist hotspots. So stop worrying and visit these 7 attractions in Hiroshima.

The Island Shrine of Itsukushima

The Island Shrine of Itsukushima islocated off the coast of Hiroshima. It is best known for the floating--Torii Gate.

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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park was built on the open field where the atomic explosion took place.

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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum displays the photos of the unfortunate incident that convey the pain and horror that it spread.

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Hiroshima Peace Flame


The flame which is kept inside the museum will burn high till all nuclear bombs are destroyed in the world.

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Hiroshima Castle

Hiroshima Castle was constructed late in the 1590s, but it was destroyed by the attack. It was later rebuilt in 1958.

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Memorial Cathedral for World Peace


Memorial Cathedral is another war memorial that stands tall even today. Bricks made of clay from the bomb site have been made to build this prominent cathedral.

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Children's Peace Monument

Children’s Peace Monument is a monument for peace for thousands of child victims of the Hiroshima bombing.

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Although a reminder of the tragic past of the city, these 7 attractions in Hiroshima have their own charm. Make sure to visit these places on your next trip to Japan.
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