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Hiroshima, Chūgoku Region, Japan
As one of the only two cities on the planet, that a nuclear bomb has been dropped, Hiroshima and Nagasaki is famous internationally.

Similar to visiting the Concentration camp, it shows the side of things that people talk about, but very little is known about. It may not have been the most "fun" place to visit, it has made me open my eyes and mind, about everything around myself.

While the city is known for this tragedy, it has been re-built to a beautiful city that leaves little scar from the war, except of the peace memorial (also known as Ground zero). The city itself has been re-born to a busy exciting city worth it's visit just for that!
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Hiroshima, Chūgoku Region, Japan
Go and see the museum. Nothing will prepare you for it, nothing will make you appreciate life like it, and the shadow burned into the pavement will leave goose bumps everywhere.
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Hiroshima, Chūgoku Region, Japan
If you have limited time here make sure you go to the War Memorial Gardens and the Museum. Both fascinating and horrific. This once Barbaric nation now dedicated to everlasting peace.
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Hiroshima, Chūgoku Region, Japan
There are plenty of sights to see here.  The A-Bomb dome is fascinating once you know the story behind it.  You can read about it at the museum (very depressing, but definitely worth a visit).  Also, check out the war monument and the children's monument.  The children's monument is far more moving.  It was built after one girl died.  She had been attempting to fold 1000 paper cranes in the hopes that her wish would come true and she would get healthy again.  
Also, while you're in Hiroshima, take a day and visit Miyajima island (宮島).  The views are spectacular.  If you're lucky, You'll catch a wedding ceremony while you're there.  But whatever you do, be wary of the deer.  They aren't really dangerous, in fact you can buy food for them from vendors around the island.  They're just really persistent and annoying.  
With regards to food, be sure to try some Okonomiyaki (I recommend the Waka Taka restaurant) while you're in Hiroshima, it's some of the best in Japan.
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Hiroshima, Chūgoku Region, Japan
Eerie place. Strange feeling since you know that I knew this was a place where the atomic bomb ( nuclear weapon Little Boy ) went down in 1945 during the world war II .If you want to find out more about it here a link to the history of Hiroshima, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiroshima#Atomic_bomb
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Hiroshima, Chūgoku Region, Japan
Take the local train then the boat out to Miyajima, buy some sushi, which you will eat by the sea with roe deer next to you. then take the cable car to the top of the mountain, watch the monkeys and then walk down through an amazing forest.
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Hiroshima, Chūgoku Region, Japan
If you're in Hiroshima at the right time, try to take in the local baseball team, the Carp. The games are played across the street from the Peace Garden. The crowds aren't big, but they are passionate.
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Hiroshima, Chūgoku Region, Japan
Hirosima memorial park is one of the most powerful musems I have ever been to. I had to go straight to sleep after wards as I was emotionally exhausted, but it was very worth it. It shows how the power of the human spirit can win over, even the power of nuculer wepons. Also I bought a book at the musuem called Sadoku and the 1000 paper cranes, it is such a fantastic book!
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Hiroshima, Chūgoku Region, Japan
I recommend taking the Shinkansen (bullet train) to Hameiji Castle, which is only a short distance from Hiroshima. It is the COOLEST castle in Japan, and one of the most photographed.
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Hiroshima, Chūgoku Region, Japan
Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park is absolutely amazing! If you haven't been there, buy a ticket to Japan right now and go!
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