Built upon an open field caused by the atomic bomb is this memorial park.
It is a beautiful and tranquil garden located in the middle of the bustling Hiroshima city.
The children’s peace monument is inspiring:
It features thousands upon thousands of folded cranes sent in from all over Japan and the world.
The park is shadowed by the preserved A-bomb dome; which is a harsh reminder of the devastation caused by the atomic bomb.
You’ll often see students here learning about the history behind the bombings and the dangers of atomic weapons:
It is an awe-inspiring place where you feel simultaneously burdened for those who suffered here but also hope for the future being peaceful.