Cenotaph for A-bomb Victims (Memorial Monument for Hiroshima, City of Peace)

Cenotaph for A-bomb Victims (Memorial Monument for Hiroshima, City of Peace)
Cenotaph for A-bomb Victims (Memorial Monument for Hiroshima, City of Peace)
Cenotaph for A-bomb Victims (Memorial Monument for Hiroshima, City of Peace)
Cenotaph for A-bomb Victims (Memorial Monument for Hiroshima, City of Peace)
 Aki
Aki
South West of Hiroshima

Officially named the 'Memorial Monument for Hiroshima, City of Peace', it is more commonly known as the Memorial Cenotaph. The names of all those who lost their lives are inscribed inside the central stone vault regardless of nationality. It currently holds more than 290,000 names of those who lost their lives to the bomb and new names are discovered and added to the list every year. The cenotaph was designed by Pritzker Prize winning architect Kenzo Tange.

INFORMATION

Address :
Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City, 730-0811
Phone :
+81-(0)82-242-7831
Access :
[By public transportation] 1 City train No.1 bound for Hiroshima-ko(Ujina) from Hiroshima Station via Kamiya-cho and get off at "Chuden-mae"station 2 Hiroshima bus bound for Yoshijima and get off at "Heiwa-kinen-koen" bus stop

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