Peace Statue stands in Nagasaki Peace Park, which was built at the exact site the epicenter
of the atomic blast of Aug. 9, 1945, of fateful day and warning about the destructiveness of the
The bronze Peace Statue has one left arm extending horizontally and other right arm pointing to the sky.
The left arm stretching to the horizon symbolizes world peace, and the other right pointing skyward
indicates the threat of atomic destruction (the harm of nuclear power).
The 9.7 meter high statue sitting on a 4 meter tall pedestal, made by Kitamura Seibo in 1955,
is a memorial to the victims of the Atomic Bomb.
Commitment to World Peace from all over the World