Statue of Mother and Child in the Storm

Statue of Mother and Child in the Storm
Statue of Mother and Child in the Storm
 Aki
Aki
South West of Hiroshima

It is the original work performed by Hongo Shin, a sculptor who has been making a number of monuments including " Wadatsumi's statue" all of which are highly expressive of human love, It was founded by Hiroshima City Ladies Union in August 5th of 1960. The bronze statue is the image of a mother, who is trying to overcome difficulties, clinging her child while covering another baby with her left hand.

INFORMATION

Address :
Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku Hiroshima City , Zip code 730-0811
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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