Hiroshima elementary school students drum performance on the Quest
Shukkeien circular tour gardens. Bridge of good fortune over Takuei Pond.
Plant protection for the winter months.
Yuyu-tei on Takuei Pond.
Flowering fruit blossoms
View from the highest point in the gardens with city buildings in background.
Memorial monument flanked by flowering fruit blossoms
Ground zero for the first atomic bomb blast was formerly known as Promotion Hall. Now, it is the Atomic Bomb Dome Monument.
Peace Bell on the grounds of the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum
Atomic bomb memorial mound where remains of thousands were buried after the first atomic bomb explosion.
Children's Peace Monument. Children's artwork on display in the cases.
The Cenotaph, a Memorial to all the victims of the first atomic bomb. The Eternal Flame of Peace can be seen with the A-Bomb Dome in the far background.
A picture in the museum taken shortly after the near total destruction of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945.