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.
TEL 082-221-7512


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