Peace memorial park

Hiroshima, where the peace belongs

What is everyone’s first impression on Hiroshima? Atomic Bombs! Nuclear! Yup! You’re right… People keep asking if it is okay to go to Hiroshima. “Will there be no side effects? I’ve heard it took 100 years to fully recover?” blah blah blah… Hiroshima nowadays is a very safe place to go. If you ever wanted…

Hiroshima, Memorials of Pacific War victims

Looking Back at the History of the City Maybe some of you have already heard about Hiroshima as one of the biggest cities in Japan. Yes, as a city, Hiroshima has a strong historical meaning for Japan. As you may know, in the pacific war 1945, this city was bombed by US by atomic weapon…

Peace Memorial Park, Okinawa

There is a monument in Okinawa, built to commemorate the Battle of Okinawa and the role of Okinawa during World War II. About two hundred and forty thousand people lost their lives in the battle. People call this monument “Heiwa no Ishiji” in Japanese. This place borders the surrounding cliff, with the view on the…