Essor Hiroshima

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

How Much Is Too Much Ice Cream?

A travel blog entry by drhedgietravels on Jun 26, 2014

2 comments, 6 photos

... cream. I ate it and looked at the dome where the bomb had hit. It was in so much ruin but part of the dome was stil intact.
Then, we went to the Children`s Memorial and we hung up the paper cranes. There was this one girl who was exposed to the bomb at age 2 and didnt have any issues until a while later. She got lukemia and folded 1,000 paper cranes to get her wish of world peace. It`s still in progress now....
After, we went ...

Day 9 - Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, Miyajima

A travel blog entry by camisado on Apr 14, 2014

7 photos

... time another company tests a nuclear weapon, the current mayor of Hiroshima writes a letter of protest on behalf of the city. I didn't really study history for very long at school (though I definitely should have taken more of an interest in things like this), so from the museum I learned that Churchill was involved in the decision to drop the atomic bomb on Japan. I don't like the feeling that my country was involved in this, so I'm glad I visited ...

Day 4 - Hiroshima Bound

A travel blog entry by apat on Jan 18, 2014

1 comment, 10 photos

... your shirt it would form ice crystals before it had a chance to soak in. I thought that was pretty cool.

The idiot Australian walking around the peace park in a shirt prompted one old Japanese man on a bicycle to slow down and yell "Oooh! You cold! Yes?". He laughed and then pedaled off when I answered with "Hai! Chotto samui desu" (Yes! A little cold).

With check-in time reached, and the rain not letting up we returned to the ...

Burning Flesh - Part 2 (Japan)

A travel blog entry by usatexan on Oct 01, 2013

40 photos

... mound. It is much smaller. It is the grave-site of all the Koreans that died in the blast. They were not allowed to be buried in the park because of the severe animosity between the two countries.

The debate over the morality of using the bomb will never end. The facts are that 9 out of 10 victims were women and children. Another bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, Japan two days later, having the same results. Fortunately, no other atomic bomb has been used in the ...

(Day 12) Minutes in Hiroshima

A travel blog entry by mr_travel_2013 on Sep 15, 2013

15 photos

... a fuel distribution station since the shortage of fuel began in June 1944. On August 6, 1945, when the bomb exploded, the roof was crushed, the interior destroyed, and everything consumable burned except in the basement. Eventually, 36 people in the building died of the bombing; 47-year-old Eizo Nomura survived in the basement, which had a concrete roof through which radiation had a more difficult time penetrating. He survived into his 80s. Cheers ...