Tag Archives: Hiroshima

The Most Morbid Cemeteries on Cemetery Travel

I don’t know if there’s a connection for sure, but the most morbid cemeteries on this blog are also the most often searched for.  Here they are in order of queries: Week 15: The Capuchin Catacomb of Rome Far and … Continue reading

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Cemeteries of this Week: The Hiroshima Peace Park and the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial

I’m in the field again this week — and trying to blog on the iPad — so here are two of my favorite early Cemeteries of the Week that you may have missed. They seem appropriate, since another anniversary has … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Waiting

Once the ferry docked, everyone shuffled down the gangplank onto the blindingly white memorial. Despite the bustle, the monument seemed very peaceful. People kept quiet, moved slowly, were relatively polite to each other — but the men didn’t take off … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #26: the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park c/o Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum 1-2 Nakajimama-cho, Naka-ku, Hirosima City 730-0811, Japan Telephone: +81-82-241-4004 Established: 1952 Number of interments: 70,000 or more Admission: The park is free to visitors. Admission to the museum is 50 … Continue reading

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