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Well-known throughout #Japan as being home to some of the country’s warmest – and most passionate – people, #Hiroshima gets kind of a bum rap in the outside world. Of course, being the first city in the history of mankind to be destroyed by an atomic bomb is quite a grim legacy. But Hiroshima is so much more than that. Quietly and consistently voted as one of the most livable cities in the country, Hiroshima is still an under-appreciated destination spot on a first-timer’s Japan bucket list!

Well-known throughout as being home to some of the country’s warmest – and most passionate – people, gets kind of a bum rap in the outside world. Of course, being the first city in the history of mankind to be destroyed by an atomic bomb

Hiroshima is a city with a tragic history. Places you must visit are the Atomic Bomb Dome, the Children’s Peace Monument, the Peace Memorial Hall and the Hiroshima Peace Memorial museum. Don’t forget to visit Hiroshima Castle as well. Read this 1 day itinerary with budget info, map, accommodation & food advice.:

Hiroshima 1 Day Itinerary: Where To Go, Eat And Sleep

Hiroshima is a city with a tragic history. Places you must visit are the Atomic Bomb Dome, the Children’s Peace Monument, the Peace Memorial Hall and the Hiroshima Peace Memorial museum. Don’t forget to visit Hiroshima Castle as well. Read this 1 day itinerary with budget info, map, accommodation & food advice.:

Why Did the United States Bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki?August 6, 1945

The Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Why Did the United States Bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki?: At the time this photo was made, smoke billowed feet above Hiroshima while smoke from the burst of the first atomic bomb had spread over feet on the target at the base of the rising column.

A comprehensive list of 20 fun things to do in Kyoto, Japan. The ancient city has just so many tourist attractions in Kyoto that a week will not be enough. Click for more.

20 amazing things to do in Kyoto

lanterns for praying peace, Hiroshima, Japan

Lanterns for 140,000 'spirits': Hiroshima marks anniversary of A-bomb as Japanese PM admits he 'regrets' nuclear power

Papierlaternen schwimmen auf dem Fluss Motoyasu in Hiroshima, dem Jahrestag der Bombardierung durch Atombomben. Memorial: Paper lanterns float down the Motoyasu River in Hiroshima to mark the anniversary of the bombing

Devastado: Praticamente todos os edifícios em Hiroshima ficaram de pé após a enorme explosão de bomba atômica

Rare photographs show the nightmare aftermath of Hiroshima

Devastated: Hardly any buildings in Hiroshima were left standing after the massive atomic bomb blast

Hiroshima, Four Months After  photo by Alfred Eisenstaedt, 1945. Still just one country who has ever used a WMD. Who was that, now....

mother and child in hiroshima, four months after the atomic bomb dropped, photograph by alfred eisenstaedt, 1945

Tramway in Hiroshima, Japan (09.1945)

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Photos From the Ruins View these photos from Life Magazine and see the horror of the war in the Pacific and the atomic ending.

"2009 ~WA~ Ⅲ" Junko Otsubo (Hiroshima) / SHIBORI COMMUNITY

I wonder what style of shibori this is. After months of reading and planning and knowing my indigo dye and other supplies are arriving tomorrow, I'm going to put everything aside and research this method. This is the direction I want to go.

HIROSHIMA A-BOMB MEMORIAL by Michael Trezzi  The O-dome is still standing in Hiroshima, and they built the Peace Park around it. Visiting this park was one of the most profound and heartbreaking experiences of my life.

HIROSHIMA A-BOMB MEMORIAL by Michael Trezzi The O-dome is still standing in Hiroshima, and they built the Peace Park around it. Visiting this park was one of the most profound and heartbreaking experiences of my life.

Genbaku_Slum 1974 Hiroshima, Japan : 1974年基町再開発事業途中の原爆スラム周辺

1974 - Genbaku Slum, Hiroshima ~ Japan Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.

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