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 at a height of 600m directly above the Shima Hospital located in Saikumachi in Hiroshima City. The original Shima Hospital was built in 1933 as a modern two-floor brick building. It was destroyed in the blast. The plaque explains how the events unfolded on that fateful day.

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Address :
1-5-25 Otemachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City, 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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