Hiroshima Peace Memorial
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|Other name(s):||A-Bomb Dome|
Geographic Information & Related Structures
Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan, Asia
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The building is opened housing the Hiroshima Prefectural Commercial Exhibition.
The name is changed to Hiroshima Prefectural Products Exhibition Hall.
The name is changed to Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall.
|6 April 1945, 08:16||
The atomic bomb explodes only 160 meters away from the building. The building is the closest structure to the hypocenter to withstand the blast without being entirely destroyed. It has been preserved in exactly that state since and serves as memorial against the use of nuclear weapons and for world peace.