The Kobe Earthquake 15th Year Anniversary Remembrance Ceremony was held at Seattle Center to commemorate the anniversary of the Kobe earthquake, which occurred 15 years ago. Kobe is one of Seattle’s sister cities.
On the grounds of Seattle Center is the Kobe Bell, given to Seattle by the people of Kobe during the 1962 World’s Fair. The bell and its garden are located north of the International Fountain. ♦