Atomic Bomb Hypocentre Park
Nagasaki National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims
Adjacent to the Atomic Bomb Museum and completed in 2003, this minimalist memorial by Kuryū Akira is a profoundly moving place. It is...
Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum
An essential Nagasaki experience, this sombre place recounts the city's destruction and loss of life through photos and artefacts,...
North of the hypocentre, the Peace Park is presided over by the 10-tonne bronze Nagasaki Peace Statue , designed in 1955 by Kitamura...
Lonely Planet review
The park has a smooth, black stone column marking the point above which the bomb exploded. Nearby are bomb-blasted relics, including a section of the wall of the Urakami Cathedral.