Hotel Jal City Hiroshima

7-14 Kaminoboricho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Chugoku, 730-0014, Japan | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Hiroshima

Day 9 - Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, Miyajima

A travel blog entry by camisado

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... the day so I have a few photos to get off my phone and post in this entry next time I have the chance. We then went back to see the torii as the sun was setting and the tide was coming back in. It was beautiful! Unfortunately all the shops in the town started closing at about 17:30 so we ended up getting the ferry back to Miyajima-guchi and we ate at a restaurant near the ferry terminal. We had an unagi (conger eel) tempura meal set, and it was delicious. ...

Remembering the A-Bomb

A travel blog entry by newsbob

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... victims when a Japanese man walked up by himself, put his hands together in the traditional Buddhist greeting and stood silently.

Our group was particularly interested in a traditional-style bell that tolls in memory of the blast. Many people walked up to pull on the horizontal pole that bangs into the bell and sounds a low, mournful sound.

And they rang a much smaller bell at an ...

A solemn moment

A travel blog entry by travelwriter723

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... is well organized and complete. The three floors are divided into a chronological time-line.

On the first floor, there is a full account of Hiroshima as an important military and industrial complex. The second floor is devoted to the incompatibility of world clashing with the need to survive and the reality of destruction through war. One flight up to the third floor is a full account of the events leading to Aug. 6, 1945, reasoning by the ...

Burning Flesh -Part I (Japan)

A travel blog entry by usatexan

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... away.

Why did the U.S. develop the atomic bomb?
In 1939, at the beginning of WWII, the U.S. started studying the atomic bomb. A program to develop the bomb, called the Manhattan project, was started in 1942. The bomb was successfully tested on July 16, 1945.

Why did the U.S. drop the bomb?
The Japanese had been in a military campaign to conquer different nations of the world for their natural resources for several years. The ...

Day 14 - The sounds of silence

A travel blog entry by xensor

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... in Hiroshima at that time would have been made of wood and there is literally nothing left of them other than some unidentifiable rubble. The concrete buildings faired little better- only a handful in the city weren't totally destroyed, including this particular building which used to be an exhibition hall.

Walking through the museum, there is a chronological history of Hiroshima going back around 100 years. I didn't know this but one of the main ...

Location

This 3 star hotel, located in the Hiroshima Station area of Hiroshima, is near Atomic Bomb Dome, Hiroshima Castle, Children's Peace Monument, and Hiroshima Museum of Art.
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