Hiroshima Peace Memorial

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Coordinates: 34°23′43.7″N 132°27′12.7″E / 34.395472°N 132.453528°E / 34.395472; 132.453528

Hiroshima Peace Memorial
(Genbaku Dome)
UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid
Ruin o Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Haw
CriteriaCultural: vi
Inscription1996 (20t Session)

Hiroshima Peace Memorial (広島平和記念碑, Hiroshima heiwa kinenhi), commonly called the Atomic Bomb Dome or Genbaku Dōmu (原爆ドーム?, A-Bomb Dome), in Hiroshima, Japan, is pairt o the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Pairk an wis designatit a UNESCO Warld Heritage Steid in 1996. The ruin serves as a memorial tae the fowk who war killed in the atomic bombin o Hiroshima on 6 August 1945. Ower 70,000 fowk war killed instantly, an anither 70,000 suffered fatal injuries frae the radiation.[1]

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  1. "原爆ドーム". Nihon Daihyakka Zensho (Nipponika) (in Japanese). Tokyo: Shogakukan. 2012. OCLC 153301537. Archived frae the original on 25 August 2007. Retrieved 18 September 2012. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)