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Nagasaki Peace Park 
# 1   of 13 most visited
sights in Nagasaki

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Peace Statue

The Nagasaki Peace Park commemorates the atomic bombing of Nagasaki of August 9, 1945, which destroyed wide parts of the city and killed ten thousands of inhabitants.

In the park stand the massive Peace Statue as well as various other memorials. A monument around a black pillar marks the atomic explosion's epicenter in the nearby Hypocenter Park and stores the name list of bomb victims.

Above the park stands the sobering Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum.

Hypocenter Park
One of the park's many other monuments

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How to get there
The Peace Park is located several kilometers north of the city center in Urakami. It is most easily accessed by tram line 1 or 3 in ten minutes from JR Nagasaki Station. The park is a short walk from "Matsuyamamachi" or "Hamaguchimachi" tram stop.

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Hours and Fees
Atomic Bomb Museum
Hours:8:30 to 18:30 (until 17:30 from September to April)
Admission ends 30 minutes before closing time.
Closed:December 29 to 31
Admission:200 yen

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