Most viewed - NAGASAKI 長崎県
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Entrance to the Peace Park843 views
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Hypocenter of atomic bomb749 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.738 views
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Peace Fountain with the Peace Statue in the distance724 viewsA fountain of water was made for the victims who were desperate for water.
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Nagasaki atomic bomb peace park hypocenter713 views
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Peace Statue description702 views
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Peace Statue678 viewsSculptor was Seibo Kitamura.
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Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum entrance672 views
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Monument next to Peace Statue644 views
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Peace memorial from China641 viewsThe park also has peace monuments from various countries.
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Memorial at hypocenter627 viewsErected in July 1995 for the 50th anniversary.
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Hypocenter marker546 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 description546 views
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Path to Peace Statue517 views
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Remains of Urakami Cathedral wall514 viewsNext to the hypocenter is this partial cathedral wall.
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Peace memorial from Germany509 views
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Hypocenter of atomic bomb, adjacent to Peace park505 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 victims499 views
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Peace memorial from Czechoslovakia496 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.482 views
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Peace Statue476 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.466 views1 comments
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Hypocenter435 views
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The Registry Shelf points to the hypocenter.435 views
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The outstretched left hand symbolizes tranquility and world peace.418 views
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The closed eyes express a prayer for all war victims.379 views
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The right hand points to the threat of nuclear weapons.360 viewsThe bronze statue is 10 meters tall.
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The left leg is poised for action to assist humanity.345 views
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Rear view318 views
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Statue of Ueno Hikoma169 views
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Photo museum95 views
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Photo museum92 views
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Statue of Ueno Hikoma82 views
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Description of Ueno Hikoma residence and studio77 viewsIt says that Hikoma opened Japan's first photo studio here in 1862.
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Statue of Ueno Hikoma68 views
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Grave of Ueno Hikoma66 views
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Grave of Ueno Hikoma61 views
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Statue description60 views
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Site of Ueno Hikoma residence and studio60 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 birthplace59 views
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Site of Ueno Hikoma residence and studio57 views
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Ueno Hikoma birthplace56 views
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Site of Ueno Hikoma residence and studio56 views
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Grave of Ueno Hikoma55 views
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Grave of Ueno Hikoma55 views
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Ueno Hikoma birthplace52 views
 
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