Sunday, April 8, 2012

A Japan Photo per Day - The torii that survived the atomic bomb

After you visit the Hiroshima Castle, you can also visit the Gokoku Shrine, located right on the castle grounds. In 1945, when the atomic blast struck Hiroshima, the Gokoku Shrine was located less that 1 kilometer away from the explosion hypocenter.

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