Most viewed - NAGASAKI 長崎県
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Entrance to the Peace Park845 views
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Hypocenter of atomic bomb751 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.741 views
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Peace Fountain with the Peace Statue in the distance726 viewsA fountain of water was made for the victims who were desperate for water.
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Nagasaki atomic bomb peace park hypocenter715 views
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Peace Statue description704 views
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Peace Statue680 viewsSculptor was Seibo Kitamura.
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Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum entrance674 views
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Monument next to Peace Statue646 views
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Peace memorial from China644 viewsThe park also has peace monuments from various countries.
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Memorial at hypocenter630 viewsErected in July 1995 for the 50th anniversary.
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Hypocenter marker548 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 description548 views
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Path to Peace Statue519 views
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Remains of Urakami Cathedral wall516 viewsNext to the hypocenter is this partial cathedral wall.
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Peace memorial from Germany511 views
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Hypocenter of atomic bomb, adjacent to Peace park507 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 victims501 views
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Peace memorial from Czechoslovakia498 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.484 views
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Peace Statue478 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.468 views1 comments
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Hypocenter437 views
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The Registry Shelf points to the hypocenter.437 views
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The outstretched left hand symbolizes tranquility and world peace.420 views
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The closed eyes express a prayer for all war victims.381 views
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The right hand points to the threat of nuclear weapons.362 viewsThe bronze statue is 10 meters tall.
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The left leg is poised for action to assist humanity.347 views
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Rear view320 views
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Statue of Ueno Hikoma171 views
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Photo museum97 views
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Photo museum94 views
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Statue of Ueno Hikoma84 views
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Description of Ueno Hikoma residence and studio79 viewsIt says that Hikoma opened Japan's first photo studio here in 1862.
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Statue of Ueno Hikoma70 views
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Grave of Ueno Hikoma68 views
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Grave of Ueno Hikoma63 views
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Statue description62 views
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Site of Ueno Hikoma residence and studio62 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 birthplace61 views
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Site of Ueno Hikoma residence and studio59 views
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Ueno Hikoma birthplace58 views
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Site of Ueno Hikoma residence and studio58 views
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Grave of Ueno Hikoma57 views
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Grave of Ueno Hikoma57 views
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Ueno Hikoma birthplace54 views
 
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