Created by Andy & Brandon (Inspired by Sadako)

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Where is it and how do you get there?

Where is it?

Hiroshima Park is in Japan, the address is:1 Nakajima cho, Naka Ward, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture.

How do you get there?

You can get there by walking (if you are in Japan) or if you are in Australia you obviously must go plane and get a taxi from the airport then tell the taxi driver to take you to the park and so on.

Why should tourists visit the monument?

The tourists should go there to find out about the courageous story of Sadako and the thousand paper cranes and what she did to try to live. They also should know how many cranes she made in the hospital. Her story made a big impact on everybody in Japan and everyone across the world. The Hiroshima peace park is the first of five most visited place in Hiroshima!

What is the history behind the creation of the monument?

They created this park with a Sadako monument to show how badly she wanted to live by trying to fold 1000 paper cranes. The building (as shown) is the only building that survived the atomic bombing August 6th 1945.

What can you do at the monument?

You can look at Sadako's monument and see all of the colourful paper cranes.