JAPAN PHOTOS

By Philbert Ono


Most viewed - Nagasaki Peace Park 長崎市平和公園
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Entrance to the Peace Park865 views
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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.774 views
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Hypocenter of atomic bomb767 viewsA series of concentric circles emanate from the marker.1 comments
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Peace Fountain with the Peace Statue in the distance747 viewsA fountain of water was made for the victims who were desperate for water.
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Nagasaki atomic bomb peace park hypocenter735 views
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Peace Statue description724 views
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Peace Statue696 viewsSculptor was Seibo Kitamura.
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Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum entrance692 views
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Peace memorial from China673 viewsThe park also has peace monuments from various countries.
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Monument next to Peace Statue666 views
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Memorial at hypocenter659 viewsErected in July 1995 for the 50th anniversary.
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Hypocenter marker565 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 description564 views
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Path to Peace Statue537 views
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Remains of Urakami Cathedral wall532 viewsNext to the hypocenter is this partial cathedral wall.
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Peace memorial from Germany528 views
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Hypocenter of atomic bomb, adjacent to Peace park523 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 victims523 views
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Peace memorial from Czechoslovakia518 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.501 views
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Peace Statue495 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.486 views1 comments
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Hypocenter454 views
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The Registry Shelf points to the hypocenter.454 views
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The outstretched left hand symbolizes tranquility and world peace.437 views
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The closed eyes express a prayer for all war victims.396 views
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The right hand points to the threat of nuclear weapons.378 viewsThe bronze statue is 10 meters tall.
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The left leg is poised for action to assist humanity.364 views
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Rear view335 views
   
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