02 Japanese Culture

The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum 広島平和記念資料館

The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum is a museum located in Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture, which opened in 1955. The enormous damage caused by the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima City on August 6, 1945 is passed down to the future through testimony, relics, and materials from that time. Not only is there the exhibition of dolls that were exposed to the radiation, there is also: the “Human Shadow Etched in Stone” where the heat rays of the bomb left a figure on the stone, the photograph of a girl who was burnt, and the historical background that led to the dropping of the atomic bomb along with the history of Hiroshima. The Atomic Bomb Dome, which was the Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Center at the hypocenter, was registered as a World Cultural Heritage site in 1996 as a building that conveys/shows/teaches about the devastation of nuclear weapons.


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