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Hiroshima Castle

Travel Guide - Hiroshima Castle

InformationInformation

Hiroshima Castle was originally built in 1589 by Mori Terumoto. Its original Tenshukaku main donjon was once designated as the National Treasure, but it was destroyed by the atomic bomb during the World War II. The current five-story Tenshukaku was constructed in 1958 and now stands in the form of a history museum.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:00 - 18:00 *admission until 30 minutes before closing
  • 9:00 - 17:00 (Weekdays in December - February) *admission until 30 minutes before closing

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 370 yen (General, Adult)
  • 180 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 15 minutes walk from Kamiyacho-higashi Station on the Hiroden Main Line or Hiroden Ujina Line (M9)
  • 25 minutes walk from JR Hiroshima Station

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 21-1, Motomachi, Naka-ku Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima, 730-0011

TweetsTweets

Nikon Australia @Nikon_Australia - 2019-04-20
'Hiroshima-Jō is a picturesque castle in the city of Hiroshima. Its grounds are abundant with cherry blossom trees… https://t.co/SnPdOHcenr
Rhonda Krause @TravelYesPlease - 2019-04-20
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Gilles Van de Sompel @gillesvdsompel - 2019-04-19
Hiroshima Castle 🏯🇯🇵 good times at qualification today! 📷 fourpegsbmx @ 広島城 (Hiroshima Castle) https://t.co/ZHXzSmuiKE
Monkey Buckles @Monkey_Buckles - 2019-04-19
Pretty close to having an actual plan for the next Japan trip:
Arrive in Japan June 4th
Tokyo 5th-8th including BOS… https://t.co/18fnbfrQRc
Narcis Iustin Ianau @Narcis_music - 2019-04-19
Another beautiful castle of Japan...
Tonighit, show here in Hiroshima
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Today I Learned @TodaylLearnd - 2019-04-19
of Castle Bravo, the largest bomb detonated by the USA. It was roughly 1000 times more power than the bombs dropped… https://t.co/9W0uYoQic8
Athena Thomas @AthenaLT - 2019-04-18
Hiroshima Castle, Atomic Dome and Peace Shine #oddlypeaceful #soquiethere #respectful https://t.co/vW2JdFj7Gu
Rafael @Aezreal - 2019-04-18
Visited Hiroshima Castle and Hiroshima Pokemon Center, grabbed tonkatsu for lunch and then acquired some momiji man… https://t.co/G7vctRNEfQ
Chikoy Joson @chikoyjoson - 2019-04-17
got no ceilings to go

#ogg @ 広島城 (Hiroshima Castle) https://t.co/FpXXLmyMOE
Japan Rail Planner @jrailplanner - 2019-04-17
Hiroshima Castle was destroyed by the atomic bomb in 1945 and then rebuilt in 1958. The replica serves as a museum… https://t.co/JXLmGrKyEN
Ryan Shave @Rhino78 - 2019-04-17
TIL of Castle Bravo, the largest bomb detonated by the USA. It was roughly 1000 times more power than the bombs dro… https://t.co/mLgHjTg8Oe
GoldenJoel @GoldenJoooel - 2019-04-16
@RealWindows95 @thelindsayellis That's where the idea behind the Ship of Theseus comes in.

Also, I went to Castle… https://t.co/C46gFIWx9u
GoldenJoel @GoldenJoooel - 2019-04-16
@my2k In Japan, I was happy to find out that after the bombing of Hiroshima, the Japanese rebuilt Castle Hiroshima… https://t.co/DgzJvGFPld
Sightseeing Japan @SightseeingJap1 - 2019-04-16
Hiroshima Castle [1/2] a modern castle built by Terumoto Mori and expanded by Fukushima Masanori.… https://t.co/DRSHFIIOWD
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Shuri Castle
Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Literally all of Kosovo
Everything in Malta during WWII
The Guorgion Tower
Pal… https://t.co/x7xlLMsfzu
FANTASTIC JAPAN @fantasticjapan0 - 2019-04-15
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#日本 #旅 #castle #beautiful… https://t.co/7RaPmw8xXO
Ali Watson @aliwatson117 - 2019-04-14
@FriendsOfPipe A temple! I wanted to go to Hiroshima castle but my friend said it was all stairs so we didn’t go. B… https://t.co/A3roD5GrQM
Sean Marshall @Sean_YYZ - 2019-04-14
At Hiroshima Castle, we were treated to a dance performance including elaborate dragon costumes and live drumming.… https://t.co/iEB7DJfpwe
Sean Marshall @Sean_YYZ - 2019-04-14
Hiroshima Castle: destroyed by the atomic blast, it was lovingly rebuilt and a symbol of the resilience of this cit… https://t.co/qm8yK6UIht
Daniel Whiston @Daniel_Whiston - 2019-04-13
Matsue Castle

#Matsue #hiroshima #japan flower_daily #nature_brilliance #colors_of_day #japan🇯🇵 #flowerbox… https://t.co/mU9lKbU3BI
Delete_サブ垢 @delete_vg_sub - 2019-04-13
5 Cities you should visit in Japan in a short trip:
1: Kyoto
2: Nara
3: Osaka
4: Himeji
5: Hiroshima
Kyoto and Nara… https://t.co/0AraLTk40a
Ellie Quinn👣🌍 @wandering_quinn - 2019-04-13
*NEW POST*
Visiting Himeji Castle on a Day Trip or on the Way to Hiroshima! https://t.co/7zquNymNSE https://t.co/rpwIAhbZoM
FANTASTIC JAPAN @fantasticjapan0 - 2019-04-13
Please follow me if you have interest in Japan 😍

#japan #trip #followme #hiroshima
#日本 #旅 #castle #beautiful… https://t.co/IbGqLX78Z1
Matt Evans @mattevans75 - 2019-04-12
Hiroshima Castle by night @ 広島城 (Hiroshima Castle) https://t.co/fVeQCHf9tu
jelzee cates ★ @jelahAceee - 2019-04-12
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jelzee cates ★ @jelahAceee - 2019-04-12
Hiroshima Castle 🏯🌸 https://t.co/7SihyJzcbN
I Will Visit Japan @iwillvisitjapan - 2019-04-11
Hiroshima Castle

Photo: Alex Waltner https://t.co/lLV2jOkX0C
Jeff Reynolds @Reynolds_Beta - 2019-04-11
Also made a brief visit to Hiroshima Castle before getting back to the train station. https://t.co/o9WiueFBun
Jeff Reynolds @Reynolds_Beta - 2019-04-11
Also made a brief visit to Hiroshima Castle before getting back to the train station. https://t.co/o9WiueFBun
Jeff Reynolds 🇯🇵 @Reynolds_Beta - 2019-04-11
Also made a brief visit to Hiroshima Castle before getting back to the train station. https://t.co/o9WiueFBun
Sushi Football @sushi_football - 2019-04-10
@JSoccerMagazine @OkinawaOzzy Of course, a stadium more centrally located would boost attendances simply due to eas… https://t.co/4Ug7rLw8QB
Patrick Schadler @patzistar - 2019-04-09
🗣 Hiroshima Castle has something really special to it. Located in a very beautiful park it is a must visit for Japa… https://t.co/40zT6KqSXd
basanta rajkumar @basantark - 2019-04-09
Built in 1590, the Hiroshima Castle was home to the Hans of Hiroshima. It was destroyed during the atomic bombing i… https://t.co/6u6KhD3eC8
Luca Baricchi @lucabaricchi - 2019-04-08
Just posted a photo @ 広島城 (Hiroshima Castle) https://t.co/RFbpc7TEiu
Tale of Two Travellers @taleoftwotravel - 2019-04-08
Day 11 in Japan was both educational and emotional. We visited Hiroshima Castle, were deeply moved by the Peace Par… https://t.co/S9IwCq5Amo

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Information
Basic information about traveling to Hiroshima Castle.
Opening Hours
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Price / Entrance Fee
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Access / Public Transport
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Related Links
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Address / Location
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