Nagasaki National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
An essential Nagasaki experience, this sombre place recounts the city's destruction and loss of life through photos and artefacts,...
Atomic Bomb Hypocentre Park
The park has a smooth, black stone column marking the point above which the bomb exploded. Nearby are bomb-blasted relics, including a...
North of the hypocentre, the Peace Park is presided over by the 10-tonne bronze Nagasaki Peace Statue , designed in 1955 by Kitamura...
Nagasaki National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims information
Lonely Planet review
Adjacent to the Atomic Bomb Museum and completed in 2003, this minimalist memorial by Kuryū Akira is a profoundly moving place. It is best approached by quietly reading the carved inscriptions and walking around the sculpted water basin. In the hall below, 12 glass pillars, containing shelves of books of the names of the deceased, reach skyward.