Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, located in the centre of Hiroshima was built in its current location near the hypocentre of the atomic bombing during WWII on August 6, 1945, in hopes of creating lasting world peace.

In addition to the Atomic Bomb Dome World Heritage site, the park is home to the Cenotaph for the Atomic Bomb Victims, where the names of all those who lost their lives are inscribed, and several other memorials.

The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum dedicated to documenting the reality of the nuclear bombing, attracts more than 1.7 million visitors a year from Japan and abroad.

The park is home to many memorials and monuments, including the Cenotaph for the A-Bomb Victims, the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum, the Hiroshima National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims and more.