Essor Hiroshima

Address: 11-6 Fujimicho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Chugoku, 730-0043, Japan | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located in the Chudenmae Station area of Hiroshima, is near Atomic Bomb Dome, Children's Peace Monument, Shukkei-en Garden, and Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art.
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Travel Blogs from Hiroshima

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A travel blog entry by paablo on Sep 12, 2014

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... Hiroshima Castle. We were all pretty over Japanese castles by this stage but we had so much time on our hands we just did it to kill time. Little did I know at the time it would be one of the most enjoyable castles of the trip so far.

Hiroshima castle had a mostly wooden exterior. It may have just been the type of wood, but it looked like it was charred or burnt over time. This was quite surprising as the castle was levelled by the atomic bomb and ...

Hiroshima

A travel blog entry by runes_journey on Mar 30, 2014

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... bombing are exhibited. People moved around the museum in a quiet and respectful manner, a few tears were openly displayed by some and at certain exhibits there was a tense silence as disturbing exhibits were viewed. It is impossible to imagine what these people endured following the attack. The displays are confronting, some being upsetting, but its a place that must be visited in Hiroshima. It was such a valuable history lesson to have witnessed everything today, and I came ...

Remembering the A-Bomb

A travel blog entry by newsbob on Mar 15, 2014

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... was terrible. No question about that.

But who started the war? What if Japan had acquired the atomic bomb technology? Would they have hesitated to use it against the U.S. because it was inhumane? Didn’t the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs prevent a continuation of the war and countless additional casualties if the Allies had mounted an invasion of Japan?

The museum didn’t address those ...

A solemn moment

A travel blog entry by travelwriter723 on Jan 18, 2014

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... One building survived the blast and remains standing. The A-Dome is part of the exterior of the Industrial Promotion Hall, a center for the arts, education and public events. Constructed in 1915, the building is the closest to "ground zero" and remains a symbol in the quest for universal peace.

The A-Dome is part of a complex which contains the Children's Peace Monument, the Hiroshima Peace Museum, the Peace Bell, and the Memorial Cenotaph.

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Onomichi, Hiroshima & Miyajima

A travel blog entry by monkeybusiness on Dec 07, 2013

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After our long cycle ride we ended up in Onomichi. Onomichi is only a small town but, unfortunately, due to achy knees from the cycle we weren't able to explore too much. However, we did manage to eat in a restaurant where the old couple which ran it happened to be the stars of the local tour guide. And en route to the train station we stopped at a cafe where we were given some free raffle tickets for a tombola game in the shopping arcade. We both won the grand total of 50 ...