Hiroshima – 1st February

This morning I caught a streetcar (tram) to the A-Bomb Dome and Peace Memorial Museum.


I found it to be a very solemn experience. The Peace Memorial Park is so beautiful, which makes it is difficult to fathom what occurred there only a few decades ago. l saw the A-Bomb Dome and the museum (which took up quite a few hours), but it had started to rain and I felt quite emotional, so felt it was time to move on.



I did some shopping ‘downtown’ and spent the remainder of the afternoon resting.




Memorial Cenotaph
Through the cenotaph you can see the Peace Flame and A-Bomb Dome
The time at which the bomb dropped on 6th August 1945
The A-Bomb Dome
Paper Cranes by Sadako
There was a large focus on educating those coming through the museum, in the hope the world will become a more peaceful place
Doggie salon

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