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Northern Norway Nordland NARVIK

The Hiroshima Stone

  • Kongensgate 45, Narvik
  •  /  km From You
Overview

In 2005, the mayor of Hiroshima, Tadatoshi Akiba, took initiative for the worldwide organisation Mayors For Peace, and Narvik was one of the municipalities that joined. Akiba donated a stone from the reputed zero-point field Hiroshima as a gift to Narvik. The stone from Hiroshima was unveiled on august 6th 2006 in conjunction with the new monument "Peace is a Promise of the Future". Both monuments are placed in the town square of Narvik.

In 2005, the mayor of Hiroshima, Tadatoshi Akiba, took initiative for the worldwide organisation Mayors For Peace, and Narvik was one of the municipalities that joined. Akiba donated a stone from the reputed zero-point field Hiroshima as a gift to Narvik. The stone from Hiroshima was unveiled on august 6th 2006 in conjunction with the new monument "Peace is a Promise of the Future". Both monuments are placed in the town square of Narvik.


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