Tag Archives: Hiroshima 6 August 1945

Tokyo Daytripper: Ofunakannon-ji Temple

  Over the years I have passed through Ofuna in Kanagawa prefecture a few times and have always noticed a giant white goddess statue looming in the mountains looking down on the station. The sight of this has always been … Continue reading

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Hiroshima 2016 Pt II: Hijiyama Park & Lazy Days Aplenty!

  In the wake of three very long and busy days in the vicinity of Okayama, most of my time in Hiroshima was just spent chilling at home with the family and watching the Olympics. Rock climbing at Mount Mikura-dake … Continue reading

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Hiroshima 2013 Pt III: Peace Memorial Park & Museum

The atomic bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima at 8:15am on August 6th, 1945. It was the first dropping of its kind in world history during combat and it wiped out nearly a third of the city’s population. … Continue reading

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Hiroshima 62 Years On

Today marks the 62nd Anniversary of the atomic attacks in Hiroshima. I remember visiting the Hiroshima Heiwa Kinen Koen (Peace Memorial Park) a couple of years back and the symbol of the park; the ruins of the UNESCO World Heritage A-Bomb Dome … Continue reading

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