World Friendship Center was founded on August 6th, 1965 (exactly 20 years after the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima), by Barbara Reynolds, to provide a place where people from many nations can meet, share their experiences and reflect on peace. A group of dedicated volunteers have continued Barbara's vision of serving the Hiroshima community and guests to the city in a variety of ways to include:
A-Bomb survivor (Hibakusha) stories.
Survivors volunteer their experience of August 6, 1945 and share their life experiences and visions for peace. (Activities tab
Peace Park Guided Tours.
Your Japanese Guide will provide a personal tour in English, for 1 or more visitors. (Activities tab
Peace Building Guesthouse.
WFC is interested in teaching about the history of Hiroshima and Nagasaki as well as the peace building process. We encourage our guest to take advantage of Peace Park Tours, Hibakusha stories and other peace activities. (Accommodations tab
View and Print a pdf Map showing the location of the WFC (Directions tab
World Friendship Center is a "home away from home" for travelers to Hiroshima, and a place where local Hiroshima residents volunteer their hospitality of peace in a variety of activities. If you are interested in efforts to reach out in peace please visit.
Yu-Ai (Friendship) Newsletter.
( WFC volunteers and students) compile a quarterly newsletter on activities and programs of the WFC, as well as Peace and Cultural Issues.
Conversational English classes.
English Conversational Classes led by native English speaking Directors. Classes range from informal conversation and everyday topics to discussions of International affairs including peace, environment, and social justice. (Activities tab
Learn more about the evolution of WFC through the years. (History tab
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