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Children's Peace Monument

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Address: Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
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I'm a teacher and one of my more difficult students loves origami so he helped me make a paper crane to take here. I loved visiting to see all the other cranes that kids around... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'm a teacher and one of my more difficult students loves origami so he helped me make a paper crane to take here. I loved visiting to see all the other cranes that kids around the world had donated and took lots of photos to show him when i got back to school.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The statue on the top symbolizes a victim child of the nuclear bombing, when we were their we saw school kids standing respectfully singing and repeating words in Japanese after their teacher

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Hiroshima with our 6 and 8 year old kids. On the Shinkansen over to Hiroshima, I bought origami paper (to make paper cranes) and told the kids the story of the 12 year old girl who died of leukaemia due to being exposed to radiation and that she only made it to over 600 paper cranes before she... More 

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This monument was erected in remembrance of the children who suffered during and after the dropping of the atomic bomb. Hundreds of cranes (origamis) adorn the sides. A reminder that never again shall we see children suffer and that war is stupid.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

there is a cabinet open every day where you are able to leave a paper crane in memoriam to those children who perished and also those who were left behind with no where to go

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This monument is one of the most moving in the Peace Park. It really highlights the impact of the bomb on children even though it is dedicated to one child. Her story represents all the children impacted. What's particularly moving about it is how children around the world relate to it.

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Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hiroshima's memorial statue for the atomic bomb. There are many paper crane, but please leave it rest in peace.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is where I totally lost it and needed more tissue. The story here of the little girl who lost here life and inspired all to make paper cranes in the hope our wish chill come true. Her legacy lives on. Now the paper crane represents the wish for world peace.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Once of the monuments present in the peace park. The thing I've noticed about this one is the masses of paper cranes located around the monument, giving it colour. Simple and sad memorial.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

This was a very nice addition to the park - I recommend spending some time here after visiting the museum so you have more context regarding it.

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