And to think the first Hydrogen bomb tested a few years later was 650 times more powerful - truly shocking and confronting....
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Very tastefully preserved as a monument to the past and a warning for the future. A must if you are in Hiroshima.
This building is the last one left in ruins after the atomic bomb was dropped wiping out the city. It is an emotional place and makes you think.
This was my 3rd visit in such historical spot in Hiroshima while it was my wife's 1st visit 3 weeks ago. Our tram stopped right across the A-Bomb Dome in late afternoon (approx. 6:30 pm) in a cool evening after spending time few hours walking...More
The dome sits beside the river and is actually quite picturesque. The thought that the bomb went off just overhead is eerie and hard to imagine given how peaceful the area is. Definitely worth a visit, we took the train from Kyoto just to see...More
So glad it was decided to retain this structure as most other damaged buildings were torn down. It's a pretty famous location that I'm glad I visited. To think this former government building with its copper dome was the town's pride and joy and now...More