Kinokuniya Hotel

4-22 Higashikohjin-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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... they shouldn't, skin diseases and rashes, burns like I've never seen, mental impairments, physical impairments, the list goes on. We heard stories about the people directly hit being so thirsty that they wandered into the river and drown because they didn't know what they were doing. The pain from the burns was so intense that death was welcomed. We heard stories of people that were so thirsty, so insanely thirsty that they sucked the ...

The old and the new.

A travel blog entry by ianandkathryn

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... the Americans/ Allies dropped the bomb in '45. We had warned them in advance that they were going to be asked, and also told them there is no right or wrong answer. We had a few fence sitters, however most were of the view it was wrong on account of the suffering inflicted on the locals. All acknowledged it ended the war, and none suggested that the Japanese deserved it, so it was clear they had taken in and thought about the big issues involved. ...

Onomichi, Hiroshima & Miyajima

A travel blog entry by monkeybusiness

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... whilst the cafe owners took millions of photos) and fortunately for us Steph didn't get banned from the table this time.

A quick hop on the train and we arrived in Hiroshima. First we visited the famous dome building which was all that remained standing in the town after America dropped the first ever atom bomb on them. It's a pretty sombre experience knowing that the ground that we were standing on was completely flattened and the building which now is like ...

Burning Flesh -Part I (Japan)

A travel blog entry by usatexan

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... br> One thing that gets my attention is how quiet the park is. There are hundreds, if not thousands of visitors here today of all ages, yet there is a peace and quiet all over the park.

In my mind I try to contrast this area before the bombing and during the bombing with the tranquil setting of the park today. It makes a person realize just how wonderful peace is.

The Park Monuments
The first thing I see when I enter the park is the ...

Hiroshima and Miyajima

A travel blog entry by davidandjackie

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... follow.****** The Hiroshima peace park is a pretty somber place for obvious reasons. It starts at what is called the A-Bomb dome (Genbaku domu). It is one of the few buildings left in about a 2km radius of where the bomb was dropped. The bomb was detonated in the air about 600m almost directly above this building which used to be called the Industrial Promotion Hall. Many people wanted to tear the building down in the years following the war but it was decided to leave it up in the ...

Location

This hotel, located on 4-22 Higashikohjin-machi, Hiroshima, is near Atomic Bomb Dome, Children's Peace Monument, Shukkei-en Garden, and Hijiyama Park.
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