Nagasaki Peace Statue
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...
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...
Peace Park information
North of the hypocentre, the Peace Park is presided over by the 10-tonne bronze Nagasaki Peace Statue , designed in 1955 by Kitamura Seibo. It also includes the dove-shaped Fountain of Peace (1969) and the Peace Symbol Zone, a sculpture garden with contributions on the theme of peace from around the world. On 9 August, a rowdy antinuclear protest is held within earshot of the more respectful official memorial ceremony for those lost to the bomb.