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Memorable

If you look through the Cenotaph down to the Atomic Bomb, you will see the peace flame. Then wander... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Wombling_Free_7548
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Peaceful and impactful

This is to try and prevent all nuclear weapons over the world. The flame was brought from the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
studude10
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Watford, United Kingdom
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1-2 Nakajimacho, Naka-ku | Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima 730-0730, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you look through the Cenotaph down to the Atomic Bomb, you will see the peace flame. Then wander down to have a look at it. Thought provoking.

Thank Wombling_Free_7548
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is to try and prevent all nuclear weapons over the world. The flame was brought from the eternal flame which is at the summit of mount Misen. That has been going for 1200 years, but this one only set up in 1964. Worth a...More

Thank studude10
Reviewed 1 week ago

This eternal flame which was lit on 1st August 1964, and located in the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, is intended to keep burning in the hope of a world devoid of nuclear weapons. The pedestal holding the flame is designed in the image of two...More

Thank puchka
Reviewed 1 week ago

The modern monument of outstretched hands holding the peace flame has real impact. The remains of the dome can be seen behind the flame.

Thank MrsCWR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a memorial, like a pair of outstretched hands, where the flames would burn until all nuclear weapons are banned. You can see it from the Cenotaph. Beautiful and meaningful.

Thank PaulSiow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This monument was created to remind of the horrors of the atomic bomb. Spent the day exploring the history of the atomic bomb from WW2. Do recommend checking this monument out.

Thank MBMatt1147
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent an afternoon in Hiroshima. The Peace Flame reminds us of the horror and destructiveness of the bomb and that we must all work to prevent it from ever occurring again.

Thank ABEFlyer
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Nice peaceful monument representing open hands with an eternal flame. Good combination used of water and fire.

Thank Frank v
Reviewed 19 September 2018

The Japanese have pledged to keep the flame on this memorial burning until the world has been purged of these terrible weapons.

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Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

The saying goes that this flame will continue burning until man has relinquished all nuclear weapons on earth It is sad to say that there is still some way to go

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