Hotel New Ginkaku

8-19 Kyobashi-cho, Minami-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Chugoku, 732-0828, Japan | Hotel
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Location

This hotel, located in the Kanayamacho Station area of Hiroshima, is near Atomic Bomb Dome, Children's Peace Monument, Shukkei-en Garden, and Hijiyama Park.
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Travel Blogs from Hiroshima

Peace Park

A travel blog entry by livingmydreams on Jun 26, 2014

1 comment, 17 photos

... of my country. I am not proud of the event that occurred that day. American textbooks tell us of the event, they do not, however, tell us of the mass destruction, the utter disregard for human life that happened that day and the aftermath of that one, single decision. Hiroshima tells that story. I am an educated person. I understand that war is part of our history, part of the human desire for power, money, land, etc. War has been ...

Hiroshima, Miyajima

A travel blog entry by travelwriter723 on Jan 17, 2014

3 photos

... Itsukshina Shrine, the orange structure in the water which, along with Mount Fuji, are considered iconic symbols of Japan.

Walking around the island, we were able to soak in the Shrine, which dates to the 6th century and witnessed a ceremony which appeared to be an induction into a particular order. Walking back to the ferry, we toured the small, winding streets and peaked into usual and traditional shops.

From the ferry, we made our way back ...

Hiroshima - time to reflect

A travel blog entry by vicpow on Jan 07, 2014

5 photos

... off to find somewhere to eat for lunch and then to the Y100 shop to try and find the sesame grinders that Lorry wanted. We had success and she bought the shop out of them!

Went back to the hotel, had a nap and then some pre dinner drinks.

Dinner was back at GABA for ramen, chicken wings, chicken yakitori and rice. Delish!

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Burning Flesh -Part I (Japan)

A travel blog entry by usatexan on Sep 30, 2013

43 photos

... bomb. The city was to be rebuilt as a city of peace.

The Cenotaph resembles an ancient arch-shaped house. The design was to shelter the souls of the victims from the elements. An inscription reads, "Let all the souls here rest in peace, for we shall not repeat the evil".

It is for those that died in the initial blast and the 100,000 that died later from the exposure to the radiation.

Below the arch is a stone chest that contains ...

Day 14 - The sounds of silence

A travel blog entry by xensor on Sep 16, 2013

15 photos

... accept, which then gave them the mandate to drop the bombs. Also the timetable was designed to drop the bombs before the Russians could get involved in Japan as the allies were fearing the rise of communism at that point. Apparently Hiroshima was selected on the basis that they allies could easily determine the extent of the damage caused by the bombs on a large urban area - there were 4 targets on the day but the weather over Hiroshima was clear so ultimately that ...

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