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12 nuclear tourism destinations

By: Laura Moss on Jan. 9, 2012, 9:24 a.m.
Nagasaki Hypocenter Park on slightly overcast day

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Nagasaki, Japan

On Aug. 9, 1945, Nagasaki became the site of the second and final wartime use of a nuclear weapon. The atomic bomb killed 74,000 people and instantly transformed the city into ruins. Today, visitors can tour the Nagasaki National Peace Memorial Hall for the Atomic Bomb Victims and visit the Nagasaki Atomic Bomb Museum and the Peace Park.