The A-bomb dome is the skeleton of what was once the Hiroshima Prefecture Industrial Promotion Hall built by a Czech architect with an obvious Central European design. It is one of the few buildings which survived the bast of the atomic bomb that is still preserved today. The A-bomb dome is a tourist monument of irons, bricks and cement, is listed as a UNESCO historical monument. It pays tribute to the victims of the atomic bomb. During the rainy, grey days of early summer, it's a sad and sorrowful place, especially with the arrival of the history teacher and his group of students with their red caps and white.