Ground zero/Shima Hospital (Explanation Board for the victims)

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Ground zero/Shima Hospital (Explanation Board for the victims)

The atomic bomb exploded 132 degree 27 minutes 27 seconds at 600m height. It exploded above Shima Hospital located at Saikumachi in Hiroshima city. Shima hospital was built in 1933 as a two story brick building in modern style, and had expressive poles on each side of the entrance and circle windows. Today, the explanation board explaining the exposure of the A-bomb tells the atmosphere of that day.

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Address :
1-5-25 Otemachi Naka-ku Hiroshima City , Zip code 730-0051
Phone :
+81-(0)82-242-7831
Access :

[By public transportation]
By city train No.2 bound for Hiroden-Miyajima or No.6 bound for Eba from JR Hiroshima Station and get off at "Genbaku dome-mae"station

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