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Memorial Cenotaph

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joaquim cubarsi

Among the most famous cenotaphs in the world

Before reaching Hiroshima and walking through the Peace Park, the word "cenotaph" didn't exist in my vocabulary. A quick Google search helped me learn that it's a large tomb dedicated to celebrated persons. The cenotaph designed by Kenzo Tange commemorates the death of the 200,000 inhabitants of the city ve were killed by the atomic bomb. Along with those of some of the pyramids of Egypt, the Hiroshima cenotaph is among the most famous cenotaphs in the world. It is a rectangular structure with water and an austere candle in memory of the victims. Everybody passes before it with extreme respect

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