Hotel Wakakusa

18-27 Wakakusacho, Higashi-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Chugoku, 732-0053, Japan | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the Hiroshima 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

    What Did You Guys Do Today?

    A travel blog entry by drhedgietravels on Jun 26, 2014

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    ... we took taxis to the hotel. It was so awkward but I slept for about 2 minutes. The doors shut automatically and it was so cool! When we got to the hotel, we couldn't check in yet so we went and took a mini tour of the town. We walked around and got to know the area. Then, we went to the museum of the bombing. It was so sad. There was a model of the buildings that were dented and a model of people exposed to the burns and their skin ...

    Day 8 - Osaka to Hiroshima

    A travel blog entry by camisado on Apr 13, 2014

    ... not getting a taxi instead. Still, we checked in, and we relaxed for a couple of hours. It was still raining and we weren't sure what to do for dinner, so I checked out the internet, and it said to try out an okonomiyaki place downtown. It's called Okonomi-mura and it's a 4-story building full of little okonomiyaki restaurants - ones where you sit around a flat grill and the staff serve your food directly to you across ...

    A solemn moment

    A travel blog entry by travelwriter723 on Jan 18, 2014

    2 comments, 2 photos

    ... 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.


    Burning Flesh -Part I (Japan)

    A travel blog entry by usatexan on Sep 30, 2013

    43 photos

    ... very dramatic experience.

    The first atomic bomb to be used in war was dropped here by the U.S. Air Force from the Enola Gay, a B-29 bomber. Within 43 seconds from being dropped, the bomb detonated over the city.

    At the epicenter of the blast, the intense heat from the fireball ignited fires throughout the city. The super-high pressure at the epicenter generated a shockwave followed by a powerful blast of wind that instantly crushed buildings nearly ...

    Day 15 - The not-so-Misty Mountains

    A travel blog entry by xensor on Sep 17, 2013

    18 photos

    ... way to the station i came across another 5 storey pagoda similar to the one i saw in Kyoto though on a much smaller scale. Next to it was a small Shinto temple which had a load of painting in the rafters - most looked very old but a few looked suspiciously new :P I suppose when you're that close to the sea your paintings will eventually get corroded by the salty air.

    I carried on to the ropeway - now the last ropeway i ...

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