Tourists in Hiroshima mainly view all the atomic bomb related sights and that’s what I did too. There’s a big park and lots of memorials to remind about the terrible history that made Hiroshima famous.

On 6 August 1945 an atomic bomb was dropped by an American bomber, in the hope of ending the war once and for all. Unfortunately it also ended the lives of 180,000 people, if not  more. As a direct result of the bomb blast thousands died straight away but many more thousands died weeks, months or years later from the after effects of the bomb.

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