Most viewed - NAGASAKI 長崎県
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Entrance to the Peace Park851 views
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Hypocenter of atomic bomb755 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.752 views
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Peace Fountain with the Peace Statue in the distance733 viewsA fountain of water was made for the victims who were desperate for water.
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Nagasaki atomic bomb peace park hypocenter719 views
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Peace Statue description708 views
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Peace Statue685 viewsSculptor was Seibo Kitamura.
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Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum entrance678 views
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Monument next to Peace Statue652 views
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Peace memorial from China652 viewsThe park also has peace monuments from various countries.
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Memorial at hypocenter638 viewsErected in July 1995 for the 50th anniversary.
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Hypocenter marker552 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 description552 views
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Path to Peace Statue523 views
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Remains of Urakami Cathedral wall520 viewsNext to the hypocenter is this partial cathedral wall.
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Peace memorial from Germany515 views
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Hypocenter of atomic bomb, adjacent to Peace park511 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 victims505 views
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Peace memorial from Czechoslovakia502 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.488 views
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Peace Statue482 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.472 views1 comments
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Hypocenter441 views
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The Registry Shelf points to the hypocenter.441 views
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The outstretched left hand symbolizes tranquility and world peace.425 views
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The closed eyes express a prayer for all war victims.385 views
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The right hand points to the threat of nuclear weapons.366 viewsThe bronze statue is 10 meters tall.
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The left leg is poised for action to assist humanity.351 views
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Rear view324 views
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Statue of Ueno Hikoma174 views
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Photo museum100 views
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Photo museum98 views
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Statue of Ueno Hikoma87 views
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Description of Ueno Hikoma residence and studio82 viewsIt says that Hikoma opened Japan's first photo studio here in 1862.
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Statue of Ueno Hikoma73 views
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Grave of Ueno Hikoma71 views
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Grave of Ueno Hikoma66 views
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Statue description65 views
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Site of Ueno Hikoma residence and studio65 viewsHikoma opened Japan's first portrait studio here in 1862. The site is now occupied by a parking structure.
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Ueno Hikoma birthplace64 views
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Site of Ueno Hikoma residence and studio62 views
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Ueno Hikoma birthplace61 views
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Site of Ueno Hikoma residence and studio61 views
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Grave of Ueno Hikoma60 views
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Grave of Ueno Hikoma60 views
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Ueno Hikoma birthplace58 views
 
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