- Hiroshima Castle
A powerful landmark of Hiroshima
This castle was originally built in 1589. It was destroyed by the atomic blast and subsequently rebuilt in 1958. The history of the castle and a model of its original appearance are on display inside. You can try on a samurai helmet and armor at the hands-on corner. There is also an observation area located on the top floor where you can look out over the city of Hiroshima.
|HOURS||9:00am~6:00pm (last entry 5:30pm) *Entrance times may change seasonally|
|CLOSED||Closed Dec. 29-31 and irregularly during the year|
|COST||Adults \370 | High school students and older \180 | 65yrs.+ \180 (ID required) | Middle school students and younger are free|
|ADDRESS||21-1 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi, Hiroshima|
|ACCESS||From JR Hiroshima Station, take the Hiroshima Electric Railway bound for Hiroden-miyajima-guchi and get off at Kamiya-cho-higashi Sta. (approx. 13 min). Hiroshima Castle is about a 15 min walk north of the stop.|
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