The Gates of Peace

Local name平和の門
LocationNaka-ku, Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan

Ten glass gates donated to the city on the 60th anniversary of the atomic bombing. They were designed by the artist Clara Halter and the architect Jean-Michel Wilmotte, who also created the Wall for Peace in Paris. The word "Peace" is inscribed on the transparent glass panels in 49 languages and 18 alphabets.

Tags WWIIArtworkMemorialWar Memorial
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Wikipedia (Japanese) http://ja.wikipedia.org/wiki/

More information http://www.pcf.city.hiroshima.jp/virtual/VirtualMuseum_e/tour_e/ireihi/tour_52_e.html

Address Hiroshima, Japan

Coordinates 34°23'26.271" N 132°27'6.175" E

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