Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Day 3 - Atomic Bomb Museum -> Peace Garden

After breakfast, we visited the Atomic Bomb Museum and the Peace Garden.
Ground level. Statue built in memory of the school children and teachers who perished during the atomic bomb.

Walking towards the ground zero, the hypocentre.

Hypocenter Cenotaph, the place where the atomic bomb exploded in the sky 500m above this monument. Also serves as a memorial for the dead who were burnt beyond recognition.

Statue of mother and child

Ground level where the bomb happened and its surrounding area

The remains after the bomb, cased up as history.

Remains of the Urakami Cathedral after the atomic bomb

Entrance of musuem

Remains of the Urakami Cathedral in the museum

How the real size atomic bomb looks like

Peace statue in Peace Garden

The Fountain of Peace, built in memory of the atomic bomb victims who died of thirst and a dedication to world peace.

Gift statues from various countries after the bomb.

Day 1 - Overnight Flight to Fukuoka, Kyushu via SQ

Day 2 - Dazaifu Tenmangu Shrine -> Lunch -> Huis Ten Bosch -> Dinner near the Nagasaki Dejima Wharf -> Nagasaki ChinaTown -> Best Western Premier Hotel, Nagasaki

Day 3 - Breakfast -> Atomic Bomb Museum -> Peace Garden -> Lunch, Kumamoto -> Kumamoto, Suizenji Park -> Kumamoto Castle -> Mt Aso Farmland Resort -> Dinner at Hotel

Day 4 - Breakfast -> Sakurajima Island, 桜島 -> Satzuma lunch at Sakurajima Island, 桜島 -> Ibuzuki Hot Sand Bath -> Dinner -> Kagoshima Rembrandt Hotel

Day 5 - Breakfast -> Super Long journey to Mt Aso National Park -> Mt Aso Museum (cable car was suspended due to bad weather ) -> Journey to Beppu -> Beppuwan Royal Hotel -> Dinner

Day 6 - Breakfast -> Chi-no-ike Jigoku (Blood Pond) -> Journey to Fukuoka -> BBQ/Sushi buffet lunch -> Robosquare - > Tenjin underground shopping street -> Hakata Canal City -> Ramen @ Ramen Stadium -> Excel Tokyo Hotel -> Walk along the Naka River -> Ichiran ,一蘭 Tonkotsu Ramen Dinner -> Walk to Tenjin -> Area around the hotel

Day 7 - Area around the hotel -> Breakfast - > Morning flight Home Sweet Home

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