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Tokuoji Temple was first established in Kishu, today's Wakayama Prefecture, and moved here in the 17th century. The buildings were burned in the atomic bombing and rebuilt after the war. There are about ten A-bombed trees here, including two apricot trees, a maple, a pine, a camphor tree and several oaks Quercus glauca.

There are also A-bombed stone statues of Jizo Bodhisattva. There are two A-bombed fern palms. They were burned by the atomic bomb but sprouted from the roots. They were later divided. Senda Elementary School was established in The number of students exceeded 2, in There were 1, students in , but in March , students' evacuation started at elementary schools in Hiroshima, and there were fewer students remaining in the city.

Three teachers and 41 students were killed in the atomic bombing and all school buildings were burned down, leaving only the bent iron framework of the auditorium. Still, some trees survived. The A-bombed trees at this school include camphor trees, wisterias, Japanese fern palms, junipers, a ginkgo, a hackberry and pines.

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The hackberry was in Kokutaiji, closer to the hypocenter, but transplanted to this school in around The ginkgo tree was at the Hiroshima Higher Normal School nearby and transplanted here in the late s. Open-air classes started in September Gradually school buildings were built. In December , five classrooms were added with the support of Major Higgins from Australia, and finally all students were accommodated in classrooms. Located at the foot of Tsurumi-bashi Bridge at the eastern end of the Peace Boulevard.

Cranes used to fly to Hijiyama Hill, located further east of this bridge, from where people could bird-watch. In , the original wooden bridge was built and named Tsurumi-bashi, meaning "crane watching bridge. Thanks to their efforts, the bridge did not fall, and many survivors fled to Hijiyama Hill crossing it. It was replaced by another wooden bridge in After a steel pedestrian bridge was constructed near this bridge, the wooden bridge was dismantled in The current bridge was built in When it was built, the willow was transplanted to the present location.

Its trunk is weak, but a new willow tree from the same root has grown into a big tree. The current bridge won the Civil Engineering Design Prize in Located at Komyoin Temple near the railway track. There are two summer orange trees. White blossoms bloom in spring. The temple was burned, but the main Buddha medicine Buddha had been evacuated to Fudoin Temple. The new temple building was built in Hiroshima Prefectural Second High School was located at this place at the time of the bombing.

The first year students were engaged in the so-called demolition work of houses in the city center near the Peace Park of today. Most of them died instantaneously.

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Orimen Shigeru was one of them. He was 13 years old. His scorched lunch box is exhibited in the memorial museum. The school buildings too were seriously damaged. In , the school, now called Hiroshima Kanon Senior High School, moved a few hundred meters to the south, and this elementary school opened here in the same year. This tree was donated by a neighbor to the elementary school in when his family moved out of the area.

The tree had a crack from the atomic bombing, and a typhoon broke it into half from the crack. See also No. Most of the temple structures were burned down by the atomic bomb. The present temple building was reconstructed in There are many temples and shrines around here. In Japan, the northeast direction is considered "kimon" devil's gate , so in order to protect the castle, many temples and shrines were gathered in the northeast direction of the castle by the lords of Hiroshima.

Myojoin Temple was one of the largest temples and used to include Hachimangu, today's Tsuruhane Shrine. There are four A-bombed camphor trees at the north side of this school. Hiroshima Prefectural Second High School was here at the time of the atomic bombing. The school buildings were heavily destroyed.

In , the high school moved out, and this elementary school was opened.


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Permission is required to enter the school, but these trees can be seen from outside. Buntokuden was built in to mark the centennial of Rai Sanyo's death. Rai Sanyo was a famous scholar, and his museum is in the city center. See No. After the war, this was used as Asano Library and a social education facility now closed. On the top of the roof, there is a nine-ring ornament, which was bent due to the atomic bombing.

The atomic bomb exploded in Hiroshima at a. On the evening of August 6, the prefectural air-defense headquarters were moved to Tamon-in at the foot of Hijiyama Hill, although the temple roof was severely damaged. On August 7, the headquarters were moved again to the East Police Station, but the temple was used to receive relief goods and arrange distributing rice balls to the survivors who had fled to Hijiyama Hill.

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Many survivors were also given first-aid treatment there. The belfry is one of the existing A-bombed buildings. Located at Ikari Shrine in Hakushima. This is one of the oldest shinto shrines in Hiroshima. These trees were burned by the atomic bomb, but they later sprouted from the roots. The shrine was completely burned but reconstructed in The name of the shrine was derived from the fact that many ships anchored here and prayed for safe navigation.

The area of Hakushima was an island called "Hakoshima" until the 16th century. The shrine has a history of more than years. It was moved to its present location in the 19th century. The name of the shrine was changed to Tsuruhane Shrine in because the hill behind the shrine looks like a crane "tsuru" stretching its wings "hane". Located at Hoshoin Temple next to Ikari Shrine. The camellia was about 10 meters tall and a symbol of the community.

It was burned but sprouted again from the stump. There is a scorched scar at the bottom of the tree. A second-generation Bohdi tree was planted at Hakushima Elementary School to celebrate the centennial of the school in Hoshoin Temple was established at this location in , after Mori Terumoto moved to Hiroshima Castle.

The temple was located in the northeast direction the bad luck direction called kimon to protect the castle. After the atomic bombing, the main hall was rebuilt in , and again in , when the trees were relocated to the present locations. Located at Misasa Elementary School. The A-bombed camphor tree was transplanted to this elementary school from a private house on the north side of the Japan Electric Meters Inspection Corporation in It is in a beautiful triangular shape.

The apricot and the two camellia trees one with red blossoms with white spots, and the other with pink blossoms were donated later to the school and registered as A-bombed trees in The A-bombed camphor tree was donated to this shrine by the same person who gave an A-bombed camphor tree to Misasa Elementary School. The leaves of this tree are larger than ordinary camphor leaves.

The quince blooms in spring and bears fruit by summer. The shrine was established in the 16th century. It was moved here in The tree was burned by the atomic bomb but sprouted from the stump. Today there are three trunks from the same roots. The temple was also burned down by the atomic bomb. The main hall was rebuilt in Located on a sidewalk by a nursery school. Before the war, there was a complex of facilities around here, including a community hall, nursery school, a clinic and others. Myosenji Temple is located on the north side of Hijiyama Hill, in Danbara.

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This pine tree and the temple gate survived the atomic bombing. They were moved about 15 meters south to the current location at the time of the redevelopment of this area in Located at the east side of Senda Park. More than 20 camphor trees are registered as A-bombed trees though there are also many not registered as such. The service starts pm. Door opens pm. Chan, Ahura Z. For more info on production updates: Actors Refuge Repertory Theatre fb.

To support this annual event: Please visit our crowdfunding page GoFundMe. There are two church parking: one next to the sanctuary building on Centre St, and the other is on Crescent Ave, around the corner from the church office building. Until 6pm, it is 2-hour parking with Pay By Phone app. Public Transportation is near-by, also.

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Aug Sales Ended. And I don't think it's egotistical, just silly and funny, like a lot of Ben's tunes. And the America metaphor was probably something he threw into a show to be funny and goofy and to make a statement in a silly way.

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General Comment I think this song is a big metaphor for him saying, "I'm falling in the music industry, and my only fans are in Japan. Do they want to know what's going on in my head, and why I am falling? Song Meaning i think this song is about an experience in Hiroshima but i think he got the idea for some of the song at this gig he played live and he improved a song that sounded very similar to this song but differet lyrics, and it was a year before hiroshima was released youtube. Link s youtube. This song has a literal meaning; Ben walks off stage, hits his head, plays the keyboard to find blood, goes to the doctor to take pics of his head because of his concussion.

General Comment This song is fairly self explanatory. It is the true story about one of Ben's shows in Hiroshima where he tripped and hit his head. General Comment Reading into this a little too much xepfan He fell off of the stage in Japan. General Comment Why else would he have an american flag at that exact part of the song that goes.

They're watching me fall? General Comment the song is self explanatory.

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I saw him play this last march or something and he said it was a true story and told us the story. Rate These Lyrics.

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