Most viewed - NAGASAKI 長崎県
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Entrance to the Peace Park838 views
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Hypocenter of atomic bomb728 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.721 views
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Peace Fountain with the Peace Statue in the distance719 viewsA fountain of water was made for the victims who were desperate for water.
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Nagasaki atomic bomb peace park hypocenter705 views
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Peace Statue description696 views
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Peace Statue673 viewsSculptor was Seibo Kitamura.
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Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum entrance666 views
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Monument next to Peace Statue636 views
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Peace memorial from China621 viewsThe park also has peace monuments from various countries.
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Memorial at hypocenter610 viewsErected in July 1995 for the 50th anniversary.
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Hypocenter marker540 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 description540 views
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Path to Peace Statue511 views
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Remains of Urakami Cathedral wall508 viewsNext to the hypocenter is this partial cathedral wall.
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Peace memorial from Germany502 views
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Hypocenter of atomic bomb, adjacent to Peace park499 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 victims493 views
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Peace memorial from Czechoslovakia488 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.476 views
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Peace Statue471 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.445 views1 comments
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Hypocenter429 views
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The Registry Shelf points to the hypocenter.429 views
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The outstretched left hand symbolizes tranquility and world peace.413 views
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The closed eyes express a prayer for all war victims.374 views
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The right hand points to the threat of nuclear weapons.355 viewsThe bronze statue is 10 meters tall.
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The left leg is poised for action to assist humanity.340 views
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Rear view312 views
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Statue of Ueno Hikoma165 views
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Photo museum91 views
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Photo museum88 views
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Statue of Ueno Hikoma78 views
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Description of Ueno Hikoma residence and studio73 viewsIt says that Hikoma opened Japan's first photo studio here in 1862.
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Statue of Ueno Hikoma64 views
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Grave of Ueno Hikoma62 views
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Grave of Ueno Hikoma57 views
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Statue description56 views
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Site of Ueno Hikoma residence and studio56 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 birthplace55 views
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Site of Ueno Hikoma residence and studio53 views
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Ueno Hikoma birthplace52 views
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Site of Ueno Hikoma residence and studio52 views
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Grave of Ueno Hikoma51 views
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Grave of Ueno Hikoma51 views
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Ueno Hikoma birthplace48 views
 
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