Ground Zero

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  • Address: 1-5-25 Otemachi Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0051, Japan
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 00:15 Mins
  • Tags: Landmark, Ancient Ruin, Historical Site, Memorial, War Memorial, Family And Kids

The epicentre of the atomic bombing, the place where the bomb actually landed in Hiroshima is marked by a stone plaque. This marked site is the ‘ground zero’ of the bombing. It is situated a side street behind the A-bomb dome. A humble site, it will make you question the necessity of war.

Ground Zero Travel Tips

  • The stone plaque is easy to miss as it is surrounded by commercial buildings. 

How to Reach Ground Zero

  • Genbaku Domu-mae tram stop.
  • Heiwa-kinen-koen tram stop.

  • Peace Park Cafe Shop

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  • Ground Zero Address: 1-5-25 Otemachi Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0051, Japan
  • Ground Zero Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Ground Zero(preferred time): 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Ground Zero: 00:15 Mins
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  • 77.16% of people who visit Hiroshima include Ground Zero in their plan

  • 40.17% of people start their Ground Zero visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Ground Zero

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

76.39% of people prefer walking in order to reach Ground Zero

People normally club together Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Hiroshima Hon Dori Shotengai while planning their visit to Ground Zero.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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