Hiroshima Kokusai Hotel
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- Non-smoking rooms
- Conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Smoking rooms available
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... check out the stores or the fashion (not that anything would fit us). Hiroshima is clearly a wealthy city with all top end stores such as Cartier, Gucci, Tiffany's and we saw multiple Bentley's and other very expensive looking cars and very exquisitely and expensively dressed beautiful women. Makes one feel very scruffy getting around in travel clothing.
Hiroshima is a lovely city. After it was obliterated by the bomb, it was master ...
It only costs ¥50 (25p) to enter the Peace museum and memorial park in Hiroshima - this is because they want to tell and retell the story of he atomic bomb for all of time. On 6th August 1945, the USA dropped an atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima killing 140,000 people and causing life-changing psychological effects to thousands more. The large museum (two thirds of which is being renovated for a grand reopening in ...
Today we woke up earlier and made our way to the train station. I ate my usual Starbucks at the train station, and we boarded the Shinkansen shortly after. The Shinkansen is one of the fastest trains in the world. There was another one there as well that is even faster. It was fascinating to see them zoom by. We ended up taking the Shinkansen for about three hours to Hiroshima. It is very interesting to see how fast we traveled to another part of a country in such a short ...
... dropped the bomb and created such death and radiation sickness and destruction immediately and for years to come. It is even more shocking that Japan started, by attacking Pearl Harbour without a declaration of war only to divert US from helping to protect European colonies in the East; and secondarily continuing to fight and not preventing further severe action like the next bomb drop over Nagasaki. After the second bomb it took the insistence ...
... earth has been destroyed. Every year on 6 August, a memorial service is held at this cenotaph, when white doves are released.
When looking through the cenotaph, one can see the A-bomb dome in the distance.
We went to the Peace Memorial Museum which presents a balanced narrative on why the bombing took place, as well as revealing the harrowing effects. Some of the museum was closed for renovations, but we found what we saw quite distressing enough. A ...