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Hiroshima Castle

A major tourist attraction situated in the center of Hiroshima city, with easy access.

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Castle

Hiroshima Castle was built in 1589 by Terumoto Mori, known as one of the five dignitaries of Toyotomi Hideyoshi. The castle is located in the center of Hiroshima city, famous as a major tourist attraction with easy access. The Castle Tower is a gallery, exhibiting Japanese swords and armor. From the top floor observatory, the cityscape of Hiroshima expands. The Omotegomon (main gate) and Taiko-Yagura (turret with a drum) that were destroyed in the fire from the atomic bombing were restored in 1990 and provide a beautiful view. The cherry blossom is in full bloom in the spring and bustling with cherry blossom tourists.

There is also Hiroshima Gokoku shrine, where the Hiroshima Toyo Carp (baseball team) pray for victory, within the Hiroshima Castle grounds. The Omamori (Japanese talisman) and Omikuji (fortune telling slip) with carp motifs are popular.

Surrounded by a moat, take a slow-moving sightseeing cruise to appreciate the city's unique appearance and the stunning view of the castle reflected on the water. There are many sites of interest that can be enjoyed from the boat such as the stone wall that was damaged by the fire from the atomic bomb, the trees that have survived the blast to this date.

Highlights

  • Hiroshima’s major tourist attraction with easy access.
  • The Castle Tower is a gallery, exhibiting Japanese swords and armor.
  • There are also sightseeing boat tours in the moat around Hiroshima Castle.
  • There is “Hiroshima Gokoku Shrine” within the castle boundaries, with popular Omamori (Japanese talisman) and Omikuji (fortune telling slip) with cute carp motifs.

Photos

  • The exterior of Hiroshima castle.

    The exterior of Hiroshima castle.

  • In the spring the cherry blossoms are in full bloom.

    In the spring the cherry blossoms are in full bloom.

  • Inside the castle tower is a gallery.

    Inside the castle tower is a gallery.

Reviews

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  • 李宜瑄

    現在的天守閣雖然是在1958年重新建造,還是保留不少歷史物品及文獻資料,頂樓還有投幣式望遠鏡,紀念幣販賣機。

  • Ying Hsia

    可以穿戴武士盔甲或和服拍照,體驗當一下日本武士。

  • 江世傑

    可以上到天守閣頂層,眺望廣島市街景

  • 黃柏袁

    眺望一下周圍風景其實還好,因為現在這一塊區域是市中心了,所以都是大樓建築物

  • 黃秋燕

    從天守閣展望台可以看到廣島市區的街景,廣島城周邊的景觀也非常適合拍照

  • 高慧如

    做為廣島市的地標來到廣島必定要去走訪看看,早期的廣島城已經因為原爆的關係夷為平地,現在看到的已經是重建過後的,裡面有一些現代化的設備已經失去原有廣島城的味道

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Details

Name in Japanese
広島城
Postal Code
730-0011
Address
21-1 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima
Telephone
082-221-7512
Admission
Adult 370 yen, senior (over 65) 180 yen, high school students 180 yen, under the age of junior highschool students free.
※ Senior members will be checked for age at the ticket counter. Please present an official government ID (driver’s license, health insurance card etc.) for age verification, or a Health and Medical Service Law for the Elderly (Rojin Hoken Ho) health handbook.
※ High school students include those who are enrolled in senior high school, latter years of secondary high school, or the high school stage of a special needs school as well as others who do not fit the criteria, that is people of ages 15 to 18, from the day after turning 15 years old until March 31 after the 18th birthday.
Closed
End of the year (December 29-31) ※There will be temporary closures.
Business Hours
March–November 9:00 am-6:00 pm (Last admission 5:30pm)
December–February 9:00 am-5:00 pm (last admission 4:30pm)
Access
1. Approx. 15 minutes on foot from Hiroshima Electric Railway Kamiya-Cho-Higashi Station.
2. Approx. 17 minutes on foot from JR Sanyo Main Line Shin-Hakushima Station via the Back Gate. Approx. 25 minutes on foot from Hiroshima Station.
Official Website
Official Website (Japanese)