The Children’s Memorial, there were many school groups on the day we visited.
The Gates of Peace.
The Memorial Cenotaph through which you can see the Peace Memorial Dome¬†and the Peace Flame which will remain lit until all nuclear bombs are destroyed.
We only had a very brief one night stopover in Hiroshima, however as well as the Peace Park we were also able to visit the Itsukushima Shrine (often called Miyajima) to look at the famous torii gate in the sea. On the night we arrived we took a boat and arrived just as the sun was setting. This proved to be very fortunate as it was beautiful at sunset and most of the other tourists had gone home. There were deer wandering about and we saw a tanuki. The doorman was nice and let us into the shrine after it had just closed. It was very atmospheric in the dark with the lanterns throwing light on the red wood work.
We were not in Hiroshima for very long but we did visit these two places: