JAPAN PHOTOS by Philbert Ono

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Most viewed - Nagasaki city 長崎市
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Entrance to the Peace Park872 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.786 views
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Hypocenter of atomic bomb774 viewsA series of concentric circles emanate from the marker.1 comments
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Peace Fountain with the Peace Statue in the distance754 viewsA fountain of water was made for the victims who were desperate for water.
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Nagasaki atomic bomb peace park hypocenter742 views
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Peace Statue description731 views
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Peace Statue703 viewsSculptor was Seibo Kitamura.
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Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum entrance700 views
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Peace memorial from China686 viewsThe park also has peace monuments from various countries.
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Monument next to Peace Statue673 views
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Memorial at hypocenter670 viewsErected in July 1995 for the 50th anniversary.
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Hypocenter marker572 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 description571 views
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Path to Peace Statue544 views
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Remains of Urakami Cathedral wall539 viewsNext to the hypocenter is this partial cathedral wall.
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Peace memorial from Germany535 views
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Hypocenter of atomic bomb, adjacent to Peace park530 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 victims530 views
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Peace memorial from Czechoslovakia525 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.508 views
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Peace Statue502 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.493 views1 comments
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Hypocenter461 views
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The Registry Shelf points to the hypocenter.461 views
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The outstretched left hand symbolizes tranquility and world peace.444 views
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The closed eyes express a prayer for all war victims.403 views
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The right hand points to the threat of nuclear weapons.387 viewsThe bronze statue is 10 meters tall.
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The left leg is poised for action to assist humanity.371 views
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Rear view342 views
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Statue of Ueno Hikoma188 views
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Photo museum115 views
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Photo museum111 views
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Statue of Ueno Hikoma102 views
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Description of Ueno Hikoma residence and studio96 viewsIt says that Hikoma opened Japan's first photo studio here in 1862.
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Statue of Ueno Hikoma87 views
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Grave of Ueno Hikoma85 views
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Statue description80 views
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Site of Ueno Hikoma residence and studio80 viewsHikoma opened Japan's first portrait studio here in 1862. The site is now occupied by a parking structure.
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Grave of Ueno Hikoma80 views
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Ueno Hikoma birthplace77 views
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Site of Ueno Hikoma residence and studio77 views
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Ueno Hikoma birthplace76 views
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Site of Ueno Hikoma residence and studio76 views
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Grave of Ueno Hikoma75 views
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Grave of Ueno Hikoma74 views
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Ueno Hikoma birthplace73 views
 
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