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Hiroshima Memorial Cenotaph

Hiroshima Memorial Cenotaph - Hiroshima, Japan
Hiroshima Memorial Cenotaph
1-2 Nakajimama-cho, Hiroshima, Japan 730-0811Map
Peace Memorial Park
+81 82 242 7798
Neighborhood: Naka-ku

Located within the premises of the Peace Memorial Park, the Hiroshima Memorial Cenotaph is a monument erected to pay homage to the innocent victims of the world's first atomic bomb attacks. The cenotaph is an arch-shaped structure built with an aim to shelter the souls of the deceased. There's an inscription on the cenotaph that reads, "Rest in Peace, for the error shall not be repeated." Apart from that, the monument lists the names of the people who lost their lives during the bomb attack.

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