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Peace Bell

1 Nakajimacho Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 82-504-2390
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The most beautiful sound

In the Hiroshima Peace Park is the Peace Bell. The sound resonates through the park and when heard... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Shel N
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Japan
You'll wonder how many others have rung this bell

Towards the far end of the peace garden as you walk away from the museum. You're invited to step... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
F2199RZmichaelj
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Independence, Missouri
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1 Nakajimacho Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0811, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed yesterday

In the Hiroshima Peace Park is the Peace Bell. The sound resonates through the park and when heard reminds us of the need for and importance of peace in the world, but also peace within ourselves. For the Peace Day Ceremony, the Peace Bell peels...More

Thank Shel N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Towards the far end of the peace garden as you walk away from the museum. You're invited to step up and ring the bell.

Thank F2199RZmichaelj
Reviewed 1 week ago

All the time you are in the peace park you will hear the bell being rung, but do not hit it hard as the sound travels a long way

Thank DolloNorthNotts
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the park & made the short distance to the Peace Bell. A few people were queuing up to ring it in memory of those who had passed, but primarily for the photo opportunity it presented.

Thank 188petere
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place has a real solemn feel to it. The place has so much historical significance and you can really feel it

Thank JasonDoz
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

We watched a ceremony that was being conducted with local students... they rang the bell after laying a wreath. The various memorials are not far apart, it's an easy stroll. A moving place to visit.

Thank Jodie S
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

You can use the bell and call for peace and a world without nuclear weapons. Use it and listen to the sound.

Thank Francesco P
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A simple idea for a an interactive memorial. The bell has the world map without borders etched on it. People can ring the bell as they approach.

Thank Mike N
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

There were lots of visitors around the attraction and all wanted to take a turn at ringing the bell but it was such a sombre tone that people just stopped to listen and reflect.

Thank BeeGee45
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

There is a world map without borders carves into the bell. The world map symbolizes "one world". You can dong the bell by hitting a major horizontal bar alongside the back of the bell. Like everything else in the park, it's aim is to bring...More

Thank Claudetteth
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