Hotel Yamato

10-11 Matsubara-machi, Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Chugoku, Japan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Hiroshima

Peace Park

A travel blog entry by livingmydreams

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... biblical times. I understand and, to some extent, accept it will continue to be around. This event, however, targeted civilians. The military was not the target. Children were often the ones who suffered. Either they were directly affected as many of them were working at this time in history or they were in school or they became orphaned. Japan is stilling taking care of the cognitively disabled people that suffered brain damage from ...

Hiroshima

A travel blog entry by maxieduncan

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The train to Hiroshima was nice and simple. The first leg to Shin-Osaka was nothing special but from there to Hiroshima was fast, up to 300kph according to the GPS on my phone. The hostel didn't open until 4pm so I chucked my bag in a locker at the station and spent the afternoon checking out the Hiroshima Castle and Peace Park. The museum on the A bomb is very well done and definitely worth checking out. It makes you very aware of just ...

The old and the new.

A travel blog entry by ianandkathryn

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... as lots of technical propaganda extolling the virtues of Mazda technology. Part of the assembly line was viewed from a raised walkway, showing cars having drivetrains, some internal trim, windscreens, and dashboards fitted. The production line had 2's and MX5s both being assembled. Apparently they make ~ 1800 cars/ day here.

After lunch Kathryn & Tilly headed back to the hotel, and the rest of us took a long tram ride down to the SW ...

Burning Flesh -Part I (Japan)

A travel blog entry by usatexan

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... Heritage Site. They feared the possibility that the monument might be used to downplay the fact that the victim countries of Japan's aggression suffered the greatest loss of life during WWII. The United States feared the memorial site would altar the historical facts of the war.

While visiting the park today, it is hard for me to imagine it once as a busy, noisy, commercial and residential area in the middle of the city of Hiroshima. Everything ...

Day 14 - The sounds of silence

A travel blog entry by xensor

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... testing of nuclear weapon effects even though there is meant to be a test ban in effect. Sigh... it's all very depressing really.

Will the "leaders of the free world" as they like to label themselves every manage to get rid of all nuclear weapons? As much as I'd like to be an idealist and say yes we all know that will never happen. Nuclear weapons are here to stay. Let's hope that nobody pushes the button again (yes I'mlooking at you America, you've got previous!)
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Location

This hotel, located on 10-11 Matsubara-machi, Hiroshima, is near Atomic Bomb Dome, Children's Peace Monument, Shukkei-en Garden, and Hijiyama Park.
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3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

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