Must-See UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Asia; Travel Pulse

Crystal Cruises will explore multiple World Heritage Sites in 2020 and 2021.

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Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Museum reopens; Francesca Street; CNN

It’s one of the most popular museums in Japan and an incredibly moving memorial to the Hiroshima atomic bomb attack of 1945.

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Guide to Hiroshima: Best things to do, restaurants and bars; Miroku Hina; TimeOut

After the devastating atomic bombing of World War II, Hiroshima has risen again to become a beacon of world peace, and one of Japan’s top tourist destinations…

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Move to ‘sink’ floating oyster restaurant near A-Bomb Dome; Sonoko Miyazaki; Asahi Shimbun

HIROSHIMA–A floating oyster restaurant operating in close proximity to the Atomic Bomb Dome here…

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Why You Should Take Your Children To Visit The Children’s Peace Monument at Hiroshima; Just Go Places

Is Hiroshima for kids? Absolutely. The Hiroshima Peace park with its museums like the Hiroshima Peace Center Memorial Hall, the monuments such as the Children’s Peace Monument and the Hiroshima arch pay testament to the horrors of war and to the tragedy of thousands of civilian lives, many of them children, who died.

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What to see in Hiroshima and the Setouchi Region, Japan; Rupert Parker; Travel Magazine

In Hiroshima and the Setouchi Region you’ll find Shinto shrines, archetypal Japanese landscapes and delicious food and drink including the deadly Fugo fish.

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Hiroshima Peace Memorial – Hiroshima, Japan; Denben; Waymarking

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In pictures: Hiroshima remembers, 73 years after ‘Little Boy’; Lainey Loh; Travel Wire Asia

Japan is marking 73 years since the US dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima, one of the only times the US has used nuclear weapons as warfare, the other being Nagasaki.

Source: In pictures: Hiroshima remembers, 73 years after ‘Little Boy’

What I Found When I Visited Japan’s Hiroshima Memorial; Fred Pearce; History News Network

“It seemed to me that Japan could contemplate the bombing with stoicism and dignity. The defeat, however, was too much.”

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A quest to symbolise peace; Gulf Times

“I was having lunch with my navy colleagues when the incredible news of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima arrived.

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