Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims

Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims opened in August, 2002, to mourn the lives lost in the atomic bombing and pray for everlasting peace as a country. It aims to deepen the understanding of people around the world of the tragedy caused by the atomic bomb, and to hand down Hiroshima's experience of the A-bombing to future generations.

The Hall of Remembrance recreates a view of the A-bombed city seen from ground zero, a space in which visitors can quietly pay tribute to the A-bomb victims and contemplate peace. The Memorial Hall also offers visitors an opportunity to view and listen to materials, such as A-bomb memoirs and survivor testimony videos, and puts the names and exhibits photo portraits of deceased A-bomb victims on public view.

Furthermore, occasionally reading sessions of A-bomb memoirs and poems about the atomic bombing are held there. The situation of the A-bombing is conveyed to visitors with a feeling of real life when they listen to the recitations and read aloud these memoirs and poems themselves. Please touch the victims' souls and words in this Memorial Hall.


〒730-0811 1-6 Nakajima-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City
8:30 - 18:00 from March to November (until 19:00 in August)
8:30 - 17:00 from December to February
Dec. 30 - Dec. 31
Approx. 25-30 minutes from the South Exit of JR Hiroshima Station.
• Take a #1 streetcar for Hiroshima Port (Ujina) via Kamiya-cho and get off at Hondori
• Take a #2 streetcar for Miyajima-guchi or a #6 for Eba and get off at Genbaku Dome-mae.
• Take a #24 Hiroshima Bus for Yoshijima and get off at Hondori or Heiwa Kinen Koen.
Get on a city loop bus "Hiroshima Meipuru~pu" and get off at "Peace Memorial Park (Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum)" bus stop.



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