Hiroshima peace Memorial Museum
Hiroshima peace Memorial Museum

Hiroshima Peace Memorial

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The Peace Museum in Hiroshima or the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum is located near the peace park in Hiroshima. The Museum was completed in 1955 and was dedicated to commemorate Hiroshima’s atomic bomb history on August 6, 1945, and became a symbol of world peace. The location was built in Ota, the Hiroshima River, not far from the Atomic Bomb Dome, the only building that survived the atomic bomb attack during World War II. Each year more than a million visitors from around the world visit the complex gardens and Hiroshima Peace Museum and what is the most famous attraction in Hiroshima. Listen to the Japan information team coverage visit the Peace Museum.

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome)

“We know the suffering of war. Let’s find the courage, together, for the spread of peace and try the world without a nuclear “.

It was written by President Barack Obama on a white paper and signed during a visit to Hiroshima Japan on 27 May 2016. Obama’s message was the first U.S. presidential return to Hiroshima after the US atomic bomb launched more than 70 years. In addition to writing a message of peace, Obama also made two paper cranes as a symbol of peace in Japan.

History of Hiroshima atomic bomb

Maybe there are many parks (Hiroshima peace Memorial) and friends confused what exactly happened on August 6 in Hiroshima and three days later on Nagasaki? The following information is selected to explain Japan.

Hiroshima and Nagasaki are on the southern side of Japan, and are the centre of political and military leadership during World War II. of Hiroshima, a total of 350,000 people. That morning, right at 08:15, a loud explosion was heard in the air. “Little Boy ” Bomb exploded 600 meters above the fireball of the ground and produced in the air.

Fire balls then they act fission by releasing a large amount of energy as the heat reaches about 4,000 degrees Celsius. Imagine, just melting the iron at a temperature of 1,536 degrees! The entire building is located 2 kilometers from the explosion center (above Shima Hospital, now a complex park and museum) directly to the floor. There are more than 140,000 people killed either directly or indirectly (died a few days after the explosion), and most can not be identified further.

Getting around the Hiroshima peace Memorial Museum

The museum building is divided into two main buildings and new buildings on the east side. Inside the main building, you can learn all the problems related to the atomic bomb explosion in Hiroshima. There are a variety of photos, movies, newspaper coverage and bomb blast magazines. There is a gallery that shows the remaining elements after the atomic bomb explosion as the clock that stopped at 8:15 (donated by Kazuo Nikawa family), school clothes burned (see picture below) bikes, shoes, bags, sunglasses, even in the case of lunch carbonized lunch.

Hiroshima peace Memorial Museum
Hiroshima peace Memorial Museum

In addition, we can also see the video testimonials and survive photos of the child’s family victims of bomb blasts as they try to eliminate their fears. All of these things are also designed so we can feel and seem made available on the next day of the explosion on August 6, 1945. The Museum was built not to remember the dark and the sad day for the people of Hiroshima and Japan but as a reminder to the world that war will never give a good impact to humans. There are several photographs of the mushroom clouds appearing when the atomic bomb explodes over the Hiroshima sky.

The rest of atomic shirts victim explosion at the peace Museum in Hiroshima
Build on the east side (Hiroshima peace Memorial) with miniature three buildings left (not destroyed) after explosives

The rest of atomic shirts victim explosion at the Hiroshima peace Memorial Mu
The rest of atomic shirts victim explosion at the Hiroshima peace Memorial


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