180,000 tombs were transplanted from 278 temples in downtown Nagoya to this hilly area after the WWII (hence the name of the park heiwa ‘peace’) so that wide roads could be laid in the city centre. (See the linear roads of Nagoya).
A monument to body donors.
Views from the observatory of Heiwa Koen Aqua Tower.
The bomb-charred tombstone of Tokugawa Muneharu (transplanted from Kenchuji in Higashi-ku) is located in Heiwa Park, but his remains are kept at Jokoji in Seto.