Last additions - Nagasaki Peace Park 長崎市平和公園
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Registry Shelf storing the names of atomic bomb victimsAug 13, 2005
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The Registry Shelf points to the hypocenter.Aug 13, 2005
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Remains of Urakami Cathedral wallNext to the hypocenter is this partial cathedral wall.Aug 13, 2005
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HypocenterAug 13, 2005
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Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum entranceAug 13, 2005
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Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum. Next to the hypocenter is the atomic bomb museum and registry shelf which stores the names of the atomic bomb victims.Aug 13, 2005
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Hypocenter of atomic bomb, adjacent to Peace parkAlmost right next to the Peace park is the hypocenter marker above which the bomb exploded. Often hoards of students on class trips can be see squatting here listening to a talk about this place.Aug 13, 2005
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Hypocenter of atomic bombA series of concentric circles emanate from the marker.1 commentsAug 13, 2005
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Memorial at hypocenterErected in July 1995 for the 50th anniversary.Aug 13, 2005
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Hypocenter descriptionAug 13, 2005
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Nagasaki atomic bomb peace park hypocenterAug 13, 2005
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Peace memorial from ChinaThe park also has peace monuments from various countries.Aug 13, 2005
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Hypocenter markerOn August 9, 1945 an atomic bomb exploded in the sky about 500 meters above the point where this monument now stands. The area within a 2.5 kilometer radius of the hypocenter was completely devastated.Aug 13, 2005
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Rear viewAug 13, 2005
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Peace memorial from CzechoslovakiaAug 13, 2005
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Peace memorial from GermanyAug 13, 2005
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Monument next to Peace StatueAug 13, 2005
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Peace Statue descriptionAug 13, 2005
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The closed eyes express a prayer for all war victims.Aug 13, 2005
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The left leg is poised for action to assist humanity.Aug 13, 2005
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The outstretched left hand symbolizes tranquility and world peace.Aug 13, 2005
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Peace StatueSculptor was Seibo Kitamura.Aug 13, 2005
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The Peace Statue was built in Aug. 1955, the 10th anniversary of the bombing. The Peace Statue was modeled after popular wrestler Rikidozan.Aug 13, 2005
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The right hand points to the threat of nuclear weapons.The bronze statue is 10 meters tall.Aug 13, 2005
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The folded right leg symbolizes quiet meditation.1 commentsAug 13, 2005
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Path to Peace StatueAug 13, 2005
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Entrance to the Peace ParkAug 13, 2005
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Peace StatueEvery Aug. 9, the anniversary of the atomic bombing, a memorial service is held here.Aug 13, 2005
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Peace Fountain with the Peace Statue in the distanceA fountain of water was made for the victims who were desperate for water.Aug 13, 2005
   
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