Urban West Hiroshima

Address: 1-2-26 Misasa-machi, Nishi-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Chugoku, 733-0003, Japan | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the Yokogawa Station area of Hiroshima, is near Hiroshima Castle, Hiroshima Museum of Art, Mazda factory, and Setoda town.
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Travel Blogs from Hiroshima

Sombre moments of travel

A travel blog entry by chrismcg on Apr 01, 2015

4 comments, 19 photos

... classmates distributed leaflets at a conference of National School Principals' Association, asking them to donate to a monument to honour Sadako and all other children who were victims of the bomb. The movement spread throughout Japan and overseas, involving over 3000 schools. It is a lovely monument, with a young girl at the top, stretching out her arms towards a crane, with a boy on one side, and a young girl on the other side. In the middle of the monument is a ...

New Life from Death

A travel blog entry by adam_kaye on Dec 19, 2014

12 photos

... in a splattering of white. A lot of the roofs had a white layer on the top too! I then arrived successfully in Hiroshima Peace memorial Park! I started at the tip of the island so the first thing I saw was the peace memorial clock. It looked almost like a twisted bit of scaffolding with a clock on the top but a little more streamlined and simple. I then made my way into the park and saw the children’s monument. I later learned that this is the most recent edition to the ...

Islands of the Inland Sea

A travel blog entry by brettandjulie on Sep 19, 2014

3 comments, 25 photos

... enjoy a great lunch of traditional Japanese food that was served to us in a wooden box of several compartments. It included everything from sashimi to tempura to local vegetables.

Hirayama Ikuo was a famous painter that lived in the Inland Sea. When he was in junior high school he left the island to go to school in Hiroshima and was there when the A-bomb hit. His subsequent subjects were always about peace ...


A travel blog entry by runes_journey on Mar 30, 2014

5 photos

... annhilation).

Looking past the Peace Flame the A-bomb Dome is behind. its arch shape represents a shelter for the souls of the victims.Within the Peace Memorial Park there are many other monuments to see. The Park is a constant reminder of that day.

We lastly visited the Museum which is dedicated to informing visitors about the atomic bombing, where a substantial number of articles and remains damaged by the bomb together with memorabilia and pictures ...

Remembering the A-Bomb

A travel blog entry by newsbob on Mar 15, 2014

21 photos

... It was a pleasant place to visit, very peaceful, and very different than our next stop: the Hiroshima Peace Memorial.

I was extremely moved by what we saw here. There is the skeleton of a building that survived the atomic bomb blast, and numerous monuments and shrines dedicated to the 140,000 or so lives that were lost.

I was taking a photo at a large mound that holds the cremated remains of many of ...

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