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Famous place in miyazaki

Means peace high place or hill! It takes 20 minutes by car or bikes! 30 by bus! If you come to... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Takarazuka, Japan
The 'Peace' Tower

The tower was built by stones collect from different buidings of the world during the world war and... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
Eric L
Hong Kong, China
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4 weeks ago
“Nice park with a rather bombastic monument”
24 Jul 2017
“Famous place in miyazaki”
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1-1-2 Shimokitakatamachi, Miyazaki 880-0035, Miyazaki Prefecture
+81 985-24-5027
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very nice park with a rather bombastic monument (peace tower) at the centre. It was built in 1940 with stones which came from all over Asia to symbolize global peace and a united world. Given what happened next rather bizarre. Nevertheless the monument survived...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Means peace high place or hill! It takes 20 minutes by car or bikes! 30 by bus! If you come to miyazaki why not visit it?

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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

The tower was built by stones collect from different buidings of the world during the world war and there are four statues on each corner represent the structure of society (farmer, fisherman, merchant and samurai).

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

The park was lovely with fun heiwada's to look for- ceramic ornaments like mini Terracotta Army, and the large peace monument was good, and the ponds are full of massive carp and Terrapins.

1  Thank Sug8
Reviewed 22 September 2015

This place is very famous for being the spot where the Tokyo Olympic's torch run started, as well as being a famous place for speeches given in WWII. It was re-named to "Peace Tower" after WWII to try and change the imperialist symbolism that had...More

1  Thank CaffineFreek
Reviewed 16 April 2015

We were staying at the Ana Resort in Aoshima. The weather was not too wonderful, so we took the train to Miyazaki for the day. Our Rough Guide to Japan had said the town was pleasant, had Palm tree lined streets and that Heiwadai-Koen park...More

1  Thank bricklan
Reviewed 6 February 2014

Park was on the hillside away from city center. The 37 meters tower was built by stones from different parts of the world, advocating the motto of world peace and ‘one united world’. There were four myth statues on each corner. Stood at the center...More

1  Thank GGHolliday
Reviewed 12 December 2013

Lovely park with lush forests, picturesque views and long walks to stroll along. The two headline attractions: The "Peace Tower" ("Hakko Ichiu" - it's colloquial name, is inscribed on the front, and is a quote attributed to Emperor Jimmu and means "under one roof"... which...More

2  Thank Russ H
Reviewed 7 October 2013

This is a great attraction that is full of Japanese history. There is a giant tower with sweet statues of old warriors. There is also a traditional hand washing place for people to experience the traditional culture. Also, there are cool little men statues around...More

3  Thank Casey B
Reviewed 2 September 2013

In English, this is the Peace Park. Once you enter the open space, you can see a tall monument of huge stone blocks. Our tourist guide told us that each block weights in tons and were originally huge stones shipped from places where the ancent...More

1  Thank kwcng
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