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Children's Peace Monument

Naka, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“sadako sasaki” (61 reviews)
“paper cranes” (192 reviews)
“origami cranes” (48 reviews)
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Naka, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
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"sadako sasaki"
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"paper cranes"
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"origami cranes"
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"young girl"
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"glass cases"
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"origami paper"
in 14 reviews
"atomic bomb"
in 61 reviews
"little girl"
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"innocent children"
in 11 reviews
"school children"
in 39 reviews
"peace monument"
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"who lost their lives"
in 18 reviews
"moving memorial"
in 11 reviews
"ringing the bell"
in 8 reviews
"on display"
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"beautiful memorial"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I was hit the ring under the Monument. And I had prayed for peace in the world. I recommend to visit season are not summer.

Thank soba43yssax
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The walk through the entire Peace Park is dotted with landmarks and monuments that have poignant stories associated with the A-bomb dropping. The Children's Peace Monument arguably gets a center-stage. The little girl who made paper swans for every wish and prayer for life today...More

Thank PSIndia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In our busy lives a worthwhile place to stop by and reflect... a memnto not only for Japan, but the entire humanity. Slowly slipping into the past - but should it?

Thank IvanElIvanko
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This poor girl survived the bomb and was fine her whole life. She developed radiation sickness of a sort when she was 11 or 12 (forgive me I am trying to remember this) after everyone thinking she was a miracle girl. Once she got sick...More

Thank JWalker610
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the most important memorials in the park dedicated to children. It has a sculpture of Sadako and a crane - if visiting with children it is worth your while to have briefly read about this brave little girl beforehand. Ring the...More

Thank Aisling L
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This monument is situated in the memorial peace park. The meaning of the monument and the rooms of paper cranes around it will have a greater impact on those who have read the book entitled Sadako.

Thank Simroch
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Reviewed 5 July 2018

Children should be spared from war, and this little corner in the whole Peace Memorial park gardens reminds us of that. There were painting displays outside and benches when you need a minute to relax. It's a nice little place that's too dark to visit...More

Thank Rito I A
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

This monument really touched my and my husband's heart. The story of this 12 year old girl was so sad yet inspiring. Seeing all the origami birds sent in by students from all over the world is very beautiful to see.

Thank Sim206
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

My daughter made tiny origami cranes to take to the memorial. The glass booths behind the bell are filled with thousands and thousands of paper cranes from all over the world. Inside the Peace Park Museum is a display case with items from President Obama's...More

Thank Kimberly S
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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

The bell at the base of this monument is so humbling. The monument itself is rather interesting. Not much shade but located in the peace gardens!

Thank John S
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