Peace Bell, Hiroshima

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Ring Peace Bell, and remember the lives lost when the bomb fell on Hiroshima on the 6th of August, 1945. A statement in favor of universal peace and a monument to all lives lost in wartime, the bell displays a map of the world with each country depicted as borderless, symbolizing togetherness, fraternity, and shared identity. Visitors can toll the bell and listen to the sound ring out around the surrounding park. Created in 1964 by Masahiko Katori, a survivor of the Hiroshima bombing, the bell stands as a powerful argument against nuclear weapons. Peace Bell is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Hiroshima Edition.
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  • The Peace Memorial Museum opened at 9:30, so we had been walking around the Atomic Bomb Dome. Then, at 9:30, the person in charge came and prepared to put the peace bell. Until then, it is off limits. Therefore, the bell of the wave rock of the first wave rock in the morning was turned on. It seems to be the work of Masahiko Katori who is a human national treasure of the bell making.
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  • So many monuments to see in Peace Park, and tribute to peace. Children’s groups met here. It was very busy  more »
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  • Hiroshima memory place is a must visit. So humbling, emotional, beautiful. A must visit.
  • Interesting historical landmark. Didn't realise the amount of other languages on the bell. The bell can actually be rung which I didn't expect. If you walk over the T bridge it will lead you in the direction of the bell.
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