Hiroshima Orizuru Tower in Naka Ward Area
Hiroshima Orizuru Tower is a 50-meter high tower located in the Naka Ward area of Hiroshima, Hiroshima, Japan. It is a popular tourist destination and offers a great view of the city. The tower is named after the orizuru, a traditional Japanese origami crane, which is a symbol of peace and hope.
The Hiroshima Orizuru Tower was opened in August 2016, and was built to replace the old Hiroshima Central Post Office, which was destroyed by the atomic bomb in 1945. The tower was designed by the Japanese architect Hiroshi Sambuichi, and features a unique spiral staircase that leads up to the observation deck.
The observation deck of the Hiroshima Orizuru Tower is located on the 12th floor and offers a breathtaking 360-degree view of the city. Visitors can see famous landmarks such as the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, the Atomic Bomb Dome, and the Seto Inland Sea. The observation deck also features a cafe where visitors can enjoy a cup of coffee or tea while taking in the view.
The Orizuru Wall is a unique feature of the Hiroshima Orizuru Tower. It is a wall made up of thousands of paper cranes, folded by visitors from all over the world. The paper cranes are a symbol of peace and hope, and are a reminder of the importance of working towards a world without war and nuclear weapons.