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Aioi Bridge

5/5
1 Reviews
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Address: Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0000, Hiroshima Prefecture
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What people are saying:

Although the English name is not well-known, when it comes to the Chinese character of this bridge, Xiangsheng Bridge, it is a bridge written in history books. As the center of Hiroshima at that time, the place where people go and people, the key to the name of this bridge is also It is unforgettable, and they grow together, but in the end they end up in the position of an atomic bomb, which is really ironic. Of course, today's Xiangsheng Bridge is just an ordinary steel structure bridge, and the Heiwa Park has been built on the side, but the destructive power is still very shocking. The top of the atomic bomb on the side always reminds the destruction of war.

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  • Rumples
    Rumples
    Tucson, Arizona
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    Historically Significant

    We came across a plaque for Aioi Bridge, which is near the Atomic Bomb Dome, while exploring Hiroshima's Peace Park. It had no special qualities, except for its T-shape, so I wondered why the span wa...

    Reviewed on /Date(1600688658000+0800)/
  • ChrisR855
    ChrisR855
    Bradford, United Kingdom
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    T for target

    Whilst a modern replacement one can clearly see why the US bomber used the T shape of the bridge to use as a target. no GPS in those days

    Reviewed on /Date(1575572839000+0800)/
  • iluv2eatntravel
    iluv2eatntravel
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    Get an aerial view from the Orizuru Tower

    This bridge is best viewed from the top of nearby Hiroshima Orizuru Tower (bring your passport to get a discount) which gives you an idea of the aerial view of its distinct T shape which guided the B2...

    Reviewed on /Date(1562953134000+0800)/
  • Bozeman-Dublin
    Bozeman-Dublin
    dublin
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    The Target for Enola Gay

    It might look modern and non-descript and it certainly can't be described as beautiful, but the Aioi Bridge near the Peace Dome has a deep historical significance. Its distinctive T-shape served as a ...

    Reviewed on /Date(1561699542000+0800)/
  • travelg38
    travelg38
    Fort Wayne, Indiana
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    Bridge guided US bombers

    Bridge T-shaped so easy to view from the air, which is why US chose it as a target. Well maintained, easy to cross.

    Reviewed on /Date(1561188508000+0800)/

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