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Atomic Bomb Dome

The Peace Memorial Park contains the A-bomb Dome, Peace Memorial Museum, and Tourism Information Desk as well as Cenotaph for Atomic Bomb Victims, Children's Peace Monument, and many other memorials.
As one of few remaining buildings left standing after the blast of the atomic bomb, the dome, a registered World Heritage Site, stands as a symbol to the world to seek peace and the complete abolishement of nuclear weapons.

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

The Atomic Bomb Dome with the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum in the distance

The Atomic Bomb Dome with the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum in the distance



Itsukushima Shrine

Since ancient times the island of Miyajima has been revered and worshipped.
Itskusima shrine was originally constructed by worshippers in 593 and later restored to its current splendor by Taira no Kiyomori in 1168. This bold and unique structure sits on the water with the sea spread out in front of it and the virgin forests of Mt. Misen, the island's highest peak, forming its backdrop. The historical significance, natural beauty and tranquility of Miyajima has earned it a place on the World Cultural Heritage List.

The O-Torii gate, full of elegance and style

The O-Torii gate, full of elegance and style

A beautiful scene unfolds when the shrine is lit after dark

A beautiful scene unfolds when the shrine is lit after dark

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