If you are in Hiroshima, you need to take the opportunity to stop by the Peace Memorial Park and the atomic bomb museum. While it is beautiful, it is a reminder of the costs of war.
In the center of the park are the Cenotaph, Pond of Peace, and the Flame of Peace. All are representations of Hiroshima's commitment to peace and the restoration of their city, as well as a reminder to the loss that war can cause.
Behind the Cenotaph is the Peace Memorial Museum. In the museum, you will find a timeline of the events that occurred on August 6, 1945. It includes stories of individuals who survived and those that did not from before the bomb blast until minutes, days, and weeks after. Ther...Read More