Face to face with HISTORY; Sarthak Saraswat; The Hindu


Japan – Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome)

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Curiosity can be a wonderful thing. It keeps the mind active and encourages scepticism. Inquisitiveness pays off when you are learning about the history of humanity and how the world evolved to become what it is today. If you find books boring and seek to gain knowledge through an exciting source, how about venturing to different countries and experiencing their stories first hand? Here are some places that are brimming with thrilling stories. Be sure to take your sturdiest pair of walking shoes!

Looking forward

Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park and Miyagima Island Tour, Japan

These spectacular locations, that are also UNESCO World Heritage sites, are reminders of the destruction that war can wreak. Spread across an area of 120,000 sq m, the park is dedicated to the victims of the U.S.’ nuclear attack on the city of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945. It comprises museums, monuments, memorials and sprawling lawns.

Instead of redeveloping the area, the Japanese decided to devote it to advocating world peace.

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