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Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum

The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum is museum located in Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, in central Hiroshima, Japan dedicated to documenting the atomic bombing that occurred with the additional aim of world peace. The museum was established in August 1955 with the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Hall (now the International Conference Center Hiroshima).

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park is a memorial park in the center of Hiroshima, Japan. It is dedicated to the legacy of Hiroshima as the first city in the world to suffer a nuclear attack, and to the memories of the bomb's direct and indirect victims (of whom there may have been as many as 140,000).

Hiroshima Peace Memorial

commonly called the Atomic Bomb Dome or , in Hiroshima, Japan, is part of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. The ruin serves as a memorial to the people who were killed in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima on 6 August 1945.

Mazda Stadium - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

(MAZDA Zoom-Zoom スタジアム広島 Hiroshima Municipal Stadium , often called MAZDA Zoom-Zoom Stadium Hiroshima Matsuda Zūmu-Zūmu Sutajiamu Hiroshima), is a baseball stadium in Minami-ku, Hiroshima, Japan. It is used primarily for baseball and is the home of the Hiroshima Toyo Carp of the Japanese Central League.

Children's Peace Monument - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Children's Peace Monument in Hiroshima, Japan. Female child on top holding paper crane above head is based upon atomic bomb victim Sadako Sasaki.

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Every August 6, "A-Bomb Day", the city of Hiroshima holds the Peace Memorial Ceremony to console the victims of the atomic bombs and to pray for the realization of lasting world peace. The ceremony is held in front of the Memorial Cenotaph in the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park.

Hiroshima Museum of Art

The Hiroshima Museum of Art is an art museum founded in 1978. It is located in the Hiroshima Central Park in Hiroshima City, Japan.

Hiroshima City Asa Zoological Park

Asa Zoological Park opened in 1971 in Asakita-ku, Hiroshima as the 62nd zoo in Japan. The gross area of the zoo is 49.6 ha. There are about 170 varieties of animals including giraffes, lions, black rhinoceroses, lesser pandas, woylies, Japanese giant salamanders and macaws.

Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum

The Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum is an art museum founded in 1968. It was reconstructed in 1996. It is located near Shukkei-en in the Hiroshima City, Japan.

Hiroshima Castle

(1592-1600), (1600-1619), (1619-1869), (1869-1945) , sometimes called was a castle in Hiroshima, Japan which was the home of the (feudal lord) of the Hiroshima han (fief). The castle was constructed in the 1590s, but was destroyed by the atomic bombing on 6 August 1945.

Ground zero

The term ground zero (sometimes also known as surface zero as distinguished from zero point) describes the point on the Earth's surface closest to a detonation. In the case of an explosion above the ground, ground zero refers to the point on the ground directly below the detonation (see hypocenter).

Hiroshima Electric Railway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Hiroshima Electric Railway Co., Ltd. is a Japanese transportation company established on June 18, 1910, that operates streetcars and buses in and around Hiroshima Prefecture. It is known as " Hiroden" for short.

Hiroshima Children's Museum

The Hiroshima Children's Museum (広島市こども文化科学館 Hiroshima-shi Kodomo Bunka Kagakukan) is a science museum for children in Hiroshima, Japan. The museum opened in the new building of the Hiroshima City Children's Library in 1980.

Honkawa Elementary School Peace Museum

The Honkawa Elementary School Peace Museum (本川小学校平和資料館 Honkawa Shogakkou Heiwa Shiryokan) is a museum of the Peace in Honkawacho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima, Japan. The school was the closest school to ground zero. They lost about 400 students and more than 10 teachers, and the building took great amounts of damage from the atomic bomb dropped on August 6, 1945.