Wednesday, March 29, 2006
A Piece of History
Hiroshima is most famous for being the city where the first Atomic Bomb was dropped. Located next to the Motoyasu river, the A-bomb Dome is the former Industrial Promotion Hall. It was almost directly below the bomb's hypocenter. It is believed that the dome absorbed most of the impact from the explosion, preventing the the Hall from being completely destroyed. It is now the only remaining building present during the explosion.