Most viewed - Nagasaki Peace Park 長崎市平和公園
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Entrance to the Peace Park847 views
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Hypocenter of atomic bomb753 viewsA series of concentric circles emanate from the marker.1 comments
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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.749 views
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Peace Fountain with the Peace Statue in the distance729 viewsA fountain of water was made for the victims who were desperate for water.
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Nagasaki atomic bomb peace park hypocenter717 views
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Peace Statue description706 views
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Peace Statue683 viewsSculptor was Seibo Kitamura.
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Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum entrance676 views
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Monument next to Peace Statue650 views
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Peace memorial from China649 viewsThe park also has peace monuments from various countries.
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Memorial at hypocenter635 viewsErected in July 1995 for the 50th anniversary.
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Hypocenter marker550 viewsOn 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.
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Hypocenter description550 views
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Path to Peace Statue521 views
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Remains of Urakami Cathedral wall518 viewsNext to the hypocenter is this partial cathedral wall.
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Peace memorial from Germany513 views
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Hypocenter of atomic bomb, adjacent to Peace park509 viewsAlmost 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.
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Registry Shelf storing the names of atomic bomb victims503 views
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Peace memorial from Czechoslovakia500 views
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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.486 views
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Peace Statue480 viewsEvery Aug. 9, the anniversary of the atomic bombing, a memorial service is held here.
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The folded right leg symbolizes quiet meditation.470 views1 comments
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Hypocenter439 views
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The Registry Shelf points to the hypocenter.439 views
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The outstretched left hand symbolizes tranquility and world peace.423 views
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The closed eyes express a prayer for all war victims.383 views
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The right hand points to the threat of nuclear weapons.364 viewsThe bronze statue is 10 meters tall.
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The left leg is poised for action to assist humanity.349 views
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Rear view322 views
   
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