The Nagasaki Peace Park is located in Nagasaki Japan. The park commemorates the atomic bombing of the city on August 9, 1945 during World War II.
In the center of the park is the Hypocenter Park. Near the Hypocenter is the wall of Urakami Cathedral. It is considered as the grandest church in east Asia during that time.
There is also a a 10-meter-tall Peace Statue. It was created by sculptor Seibo Kitamura of Nagasaki Prefecture.
Photo by Fumihiko Ueno. Licensed under Creative Commons.
The Peace Park is located several kilometers north of the city center in Urakami. It is most easily accessed by tram line 1 or 3 in ten minutes from JR Nagasaki Station. The closest tram stop is Matsuyamamachi, a short walk away.
The park is open from 8:30 to 6:30. Admission costs 200 yen
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