Hotel Silk Plaza

14-1 Hatchobori, Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Chugoku, 730-0013, Japan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Hiroshima

Remembering the A-Bomb

A travel blog entry by newsbob

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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 ...

Earthquake!!

A travel blog entry by clagolzo

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We were both woken up just after 2am last night because the room was shaking!! Although the earthquake only lasted a few seconds and didn't seem to damage anything, it was strong enough to shake us up a fair bit! Thankfully the epicentre was far enough away from Hiroshima that the quake only registered c.4 on the Richter scale where we were, and we didn't feel any aftershocks. Apparently ...

A solemn moment

A travel blog entry by travelwriter723

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... and not was making enough money to go to Europe.

In the middle of our conservation, in popped two girls, and Lucy was identified as his roommate in Sydney. Lucy said her hometown was between Sydney and Brisbane and we picked her brain for travel information.

We had a delightful time with Tukasa and his friends and he gave directions to several famous temples in Kyoto we have on our radar screen.









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Burning Flesh -Part I (Japan)

A travel blog entry by usatexan

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... first bomb was dropped on Hiroshima on August 6 and the second bomb was dropped on Nagasaki on August 14, 1945, after which Japan unconditionally surrendered.

While at Pearl Harbor a few weeks ago, I stood on the "surrender deck" of the USS Missouri battleship where the allies accepted the unconditional surrender from Japan.

Hiroshima's Peace Memorial Park
The park covers 120,000 square meters. Before the atomic bomb was dropped this was ...

Day 14 - The sounds of silence

A travel blog entry by xensor

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... fate.

Were the allies the good guys? It's very easy to say yes, i mean the allies were up against Hitler! But then what is good, how do you define good? Is nuking a city in the hopes of ending a war (as well as field testing your latest weapon, sending a not so subtle message to the Russians and courting public opinion in the US to show the fruits of the enormous expense of the Manhattan Project) good? For all america's blather about the land of the free ...

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This hotel, located on 14-1 Hatchobori, Hiroshima, is near Atomic Bomb Dome, Children's Peace Monument, Shukkei-en Garden, and Hiroshima Museum of Art.
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