Outside the prefecture
- Art & Culture
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park (Atomic Bomb Dome)
On August 6, 1945 an atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, destroying the city in an instant. This park was created in the centre of Hiroshima as a memorial to the dead and to pray for lasting world peace. There’s the Atomic Bomb Dome which is registered as a World Heritage Site, and the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum showing the devastation of the bomb, and various memorials to the dead. The park itself is very scenic, with its woodland and riverside walks.
The sound of the Peace Bell is one of the 100 Soundscapes of Japan.
- 1-2 Nakajimachō, Naka-ku, Hiroshima (Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum)
- How to Get There
- A short way from Hiroshima Electric Railway, Genbaku Dome Mae Streetcar Station
- Open time
- Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. [March to July], 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.[ August], 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. [ December to February]
- Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum: December 30th and 31st
- Accessible by public transportation
- Can communicate in English
- Parking available
- Wi-Fi available
- Who are you traveling with?
- Recommended seasons
- Please be aware that changes may be made to the information due to various circumstances.
For the latest information, please contact the respective facilities directly.
- 082-504-2390 [Urban Development Bureau, Greenery Promotion Division・Greenery Policy Section, Planning, and Management Section]