Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
1. Just a short walk away from the site of the killer A-BOMB
at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, you will reach the tranquil Museum
which is located beside the scenic river banks of downtown Hiroshima.
2. This huge Museum was built by architect Kenzo Tange in 1955.
It is surprisingly, very different from the Atomic Museum in Nagasaki.
This made our time very worthwhile to visit these 2 museums to
see much difference in their exhibits and historical records.
3. The exterior ambiance looks very prominent outside
with the dancing fountains by the landscaped plants that
looked like delicious red and white cabbages.
4. They make good salads. Are they real cabbages?
There Are Gory & Scary Graphic
Photographs In This Post.
You get nightmares,
it is your problem!
5. Many visitors are local Japanese folks from other cities.
They have many patient guides to conduct the tours
around the museum.
6. The red ball marks where the A-BOMB exploded
in the mid air on 6 August 1945.
The whole city area of Hiroshima was burnt and devastated
killing over a total of 140,000 adults, children and infants.
7. The wall exhibits the actual site photograph after the atomic bomb
had exploded and flattened the city of Hiroshima.
8. They created life-like victims to show how
their flesh and skins were painfully burnt & melted.
9. One child died on this tricycle.
10. The details of the deadly contents inside the
11. The uniforms worn by the school children who were
victims of the deadly nuclear.
12. Most victims died instantly. Others within days and months after the atomic disaster.
The radiation was everywhere.
13. Over 53 million people have visited this place!
They included many Kings, Royalties and Presidents
including our beloved Mother Theresa.
She prayed for world's peace and wrote the message above.
Hiroshima is a very nice and peaceful city today.
My wife loves this place.
SAY "NO" TO NUCLEAR!