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Western Honshu Sights

Flame of Peace (Heiwa no Tomoshibi)

  • Heiwa Kinen Koen Map It
  • Hiroshima
  • Memorial/Monument/Tomb

Updated 09/20/2013

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Behind the Memorial Cenotaph, this flame will be extinguished only when all atomic weapons are banished. In the meantime, every August 6, the citizens of Hiroshima float paper lanterns down the city's rivers for the repose of the souls of the atomic-bomb victims.

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Heiwa Kinen Koen, Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken, 730-0811, Japan

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Updated 09/20/2013


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