Hiroshima Castle

Travel Guide - Hiroshima Castle

Information

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 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

Access / 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 / Location

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