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Futaba-no-sato Walk of History

Higashi-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken Japan

August 2013

Futaba-no-sato Peace Candle Night

August 5, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Futaba-no-sato Walk of History, Higashi-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken Japan
Free
Futaba-no-sato Peace Candle NightFutaba-no-sato Peace Candle Night

7 shrines and temples along the Futaba-no-sato history walk will be illuminated by 1000 candles to comfort the souls of the victims of the A-bombing and to wish for peace throughout the world. The seven temples and shrines are listed below. They will be illuminated between 7pm and 9:30pm. There will also be classical Japanese music performances at some of the shrines and temples. All are welcome. Nigitsu Shrine Myojyo-in Temple Tsuruhane Shrine Tosho-gu Shrine  Onagatenman-gu Shrine Kokuzen-ji Temple Senko-ji…

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August 2019

A Summer Evening of Prayer & Peace

August 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Futaba-no-sato Walk of History, Higashi-ku
Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima-ken Japan
Free

On the night of August 5, the string of temples and shrines in Futaba-no-sato, originally constructed to protect the castle town of Hiroshima from misfortune that was said to come from the inauspicious northeast direction, are illuminated by candles and decorated with flowers to comfort the souls of the victims of the A-bombing and to wish for peace throughout the world. All are welcome and there is no charge to participate. You can go wander around the shrines and temples…

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