Visitors to Nagasaki almost have a moral obligation to visit this famous and sacred park. With 35,000 square meters, it is ... More
Visitors to Nagasaki almost have a moral obligation to visit this famous and sacred park. With 35,000 square meters, it is fairly large, but more importantly, it is dedicated to world peace. The park's main attraction is its collection of statues and sculptures donated by countries and groups all over the world. The main statue of the park, The Peace Memorial Statue, was constructed by Nagasaki City, and is of a man, with his right arm pointing to the sky to indicate the continued threat of nuclear destruction. The left arm is extended toward the horizon for world peace. The eyelids are closed to remember those who perished in the atomic holocaust.
This walking route begins in the famous Temple Row area of Nagasaki City, specifically between the two northern most temples,
Shinsoh ji and Zenrin ji. It climbs up Kameyama, providing great views of Temple Row and, as you climb ...
This huge Bodhisattva statue was built in 1976 as a monument to victims of war in general. The 18 meter
tall statue sits on the back of turtle! Rather, a temple designed to look like one. Inside the statue, ...
For the location and convenience of this hotel, the price is quite attractive. Add to that the comfortable rooms and
other amenities, and it becomes an excellent choice, indeed. While the hotel caters to business travelers, its proximity to ...
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