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Atomic Bomb Dome (Genbaku Dome)

Travel Guide - Atomic Bomb Dome (Genbaku Dome)


The Hiroshima Industrial Promotion Hall was constructed in 1915. This building was highly regarded for its imposing European style. On August 6, 1945, it was instantly destroyed by the first atomic bombing in history. Flames enveloped the ceiling of the dome and consumed the entire building, killing everyone within. Parts of the wall, which withstood the blast because it came from above, together with the steel frame of its dome. Because of its shape and circumstances, it came to be called the Atomic Bomb Dome (Genbaku Dome in Japanese). The dome was the only structure left survive and have become a symbol of Hiroshima.
Atomic Bomb Dome serves as a historical witness to convey the tragedy of the first atomic bombing in the world's history and a symbol of our vow to abolish nuclear weapons, and for lasting world peace. Based on the World Heritage Convention, the A-Bomb Dome was registered on the UNESCO World Heritage list in December 1996.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Open 24 hours


  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • Short walk from Genbaku Dome-mae Station on the Hiroden Main Line (M10)

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 1-10, Otemachi, Naka-ku Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima, 730-0051


La Vie Zine @laviezine - 2019-12-07
Japanese Style Home Tour Similar to Shinchan and Doraemon - HIROSHIMA CITY : ...

#JapanDestinations #JapanTour… https://t.co/7C52ww27jw
Munetaka Shimbo @emushii - 2019-12-04
Visiting Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Dome. https://t.co/SK6COoum5V
ken @OtherLeaves - 2019-12-03
Gargoyles of the Atomic bomb dome. What did they see at the time? Their laughing were frozen after that. https://t.co/fZRL5xjhpZ
Non-Stop Travel @NSTHAWAII - 2019-12-01
Our 2019 Autumn Colors Treasures of Southern Japan group visiting the Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima, Japan. Amazing… https://t.co/B26oSBojKZ
Ken Mogi @kenmogi - 2019-11-27
Hiroshima peace park and the atomic bomb dome.


I stroll around Hiroshima's historic sites and pond… https://t.co/JZxFtqgIWt
yahya al mandhari @yahya_mandhari - 2019-11-27
In Hiroshima, while heading to the atomic bomb dome you feel the tragic story’s smell flying around...
Sarfraz Malik @SLS_college - 2019-11-25
Picture was taken in front of Atomic bomb dome at Hiroshima, Japan.
The Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Atomic bomb Dome… https://t.co/27B30dxmz0
yuKihurry@Guyさんラ部部長 @kanshobareisho - 2019-11-25
Gooood morning captain Guy and all listeners!
I saw a news Pope is in Japan 🇯🇵 He has visited Nagasaki and Hiroshi… https://t.co/amXka7VYgE
Hannah Brockhaus @HannahBrockhaus - 2019-11-24
The #peace memorial where #PopeFrancis will lead a meeting with religious leaders & victims of the 1945 atomic bomb… https://t.co/BPt08VgX3M
グンサン(旅する雑貨屋) @shantihtown - 2019-11-24
Hiroshima Peace Memorial- Atomic Bomb Dome-(Okonomiyaki) https://t.co/0E73v8xSvm
inan perillo @inanperillo - 2019-11-23
The Genbaku Dome - one of the few structures that was left standing near the hypocenter of the atomic bomb - serves… https://t.co/UQd3fgyfPz
Kitty @kkotni - 2019-11-22
#InThisCornerOfTheWorld was superb...! Since I saw it three years ago, many scenes have caught my heart, and in fac… https://t.co/Zma8SxHYCY
Cyrene Schlüter @CyreneSchluter - 2019-11-21
@hitRECordJoe Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima https://t.co/CQLqfPcSGc
Andrew @Kokonut09 - 2019-11-20
“The A-bomb dome is the ruins of the former Hiroshima Prefecture Industrial Promotion Hall which was destroyed by t… https://t.co/zf3fWwyyqh
TWJ @TWJ17 - 2019-11-20
@svershbow Kyoto, but also Hiroshima and its Atomic Bomb Dome and nearby museum and monuments
Travels without plans @idlewandering - 2019-11-20
The Atomic Bomb Dome still makes me a bit emotional for what it represents, I just find the contrast of it and the… https://t.co/s733VLl1Us
💖 @boikozlovskii - 2019-11-20
hiroshima & miyajima island // atomic bomb dome & hiking up mt misen https://t.co/HA1MssTUWY
ilo waso @ilo_waso - 2019-11-19
Monster Muffin at Birmingham uni reminds me of the Atomic bomb dome in Hiroshima
Jeffrey J. Hall 🇯🇵🇺🇸 @mrjeffu - 2019-11-18
The cathedral was rebuilt in 1959. As McClelland notes in his book, rebuilding it on the original site was controv… https://t.co/Yh9m4vqBqc
Kazuyoshi_KOIKE @koike_kazuyoshi - 2019-11-16
Atomic Bomb Dome https://t.co/RhgTjAE4sB
kiyoshi yoshii @kiyoshiy441 - 2019-11-15
Still the dome of atomic bomb at the hypocenter has energetically brilliance in Hiroshima. https://t.co/mp4AKFHGwF
Arno van Diepen @ArnovanDiepen - 2019-11-12
Atomic Bomb Dome #hiroshima https://t.co/rUxsk1XUoA
Bobby Bombs @Bobby_Bombs - 2019-11-12
Spent a beautiful day today in Hiroshima. Although very somber, it was still extremely enlightening. We visited Pea… https://t.co/XLAbDlarIu
Peej @parkjungsoup - 2019-11-10
Atomic bomb dome at night.

Enjoy the rest of the evening peeps!

Lots of love from Park Jung Soup. 😇 https://t.co/p9WIFQZXsd
YellowFace AmarelaSemCota GembakuDome @budismo3 - 2019-11-10
🇯🇵 Atomic Bomb Dome, Shinkansen & Kyoto (2019/Hiroshima) #16 https://t.co/NzgwP9wpYn via @YouTube
カリはるか SeulPika 🇬🇧🇯🇵 @BritishLuvie - 2019-11-08
@HYDRA_SAIKO The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park & Museum.

I've been and it is a very thought provoking place. Espec… https://t.co/hcHk0Me0iU
カリはるか SeulPika 🇬🇧🇯🇵 @BritishLuvie - 2019-11-08
@HYDRA_SAIKO The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park & Museum.

I've been and it is a very thought provoking place. Espec… https://t.co/hcHk0Me0iU
カリはるか SeulPika 🇬🇧🇯🇵 😷🇭🇰 @BritishLuvie - 2019-11-08
@HYDRA_SAIKO The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park & Museum.

I've been and it is a very thought provoking place. Espec… https://t.co/hcHk0Me0iU
Kathy_TP 📷🥔🍟 @KathyWanderlust - 2019-11-07
Another World Heritage Site. Atomic Bomb Dome. This was the first atomic bomb dropped in human history.… https://t.co/WiijNgmfV1
Mike 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 @Zippy11Ms - 2019-11-06
The A-bomb dome as it’s now called. One of only a few not flattened by the atomic bomb, with this building only cou… https://t.co/XP6VazXPol
Yoko 🌸 Lost in Japan 🇯🇵 @yokolostinjapan - 2019-11-04
First we went to the Atomic Bomb Dome and the peace park. It was good to be there early, because it got quite crowd… https://t.co/olebttC7Lj
Dinasaurus Rex @chrysalis11 - 2019-11-03
Nothing you read or see in documentaries can prepare you for the heartbreak when you see the destructive nature of… https://t.co/o7uyTIbQof


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