The monument at the hypocenter of the atomic bomb explosion in Nagasaki, Japan; Shutterstock ID 40978522

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Atomic Bomb Hypocentre Park


A must-see for anyone coming to Nagasaki for its historic significance, this park houses a smooth, black-stone column that marks the point above which the atomic bomb exploded. Nearby are bomb-blasted relics, including a section of the wall of the Urakami Cathedral.

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