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Hiroshima Castle

21-1 Moto-machi | Naka Ward, Hiroshima 730-0011, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 82-221-7512
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Rebuilt following its destruction by the atomic bomb, this building houses an excellent museum that traces Hiroshima’s history, describes the architecture and other aspects of castles in Japan and, through videos, explains the construction of this castle.
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  • Average29%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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21-1 Moto-machi | Naka Ward, Hiroshima 730-0011, Hiroshima Prefecture
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+81 82-221-7512
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"samurai swords"
in 13 reviews
"flights of stairs"
in 9 reviews
"nice grounds"
in 9 reviews
"top floor"
in 31 reviews
"atomic bomb"
in 60 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 35 reviews
"japanese history"
in 9 reviews
"small entrance fee"
in 8 reviews
"take pictures"
in 13 reviews
"interesting exhibits"
in 9 reviews
"nice walk"
in 12 reviews
"hop on hop off bus"
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"small museum"
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"on display"
in 16 reviews
"minute walk"
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"bomb blast"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It’s a nice castle, where you can get to the top and have a good view of the city. I will not recommend to take a boat trip.

Thank Rasmus N
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Another great place to visit on your tour around Hiroshima , not far from Shukkei-en gardens 10 min walk, and you come to the Tori gate which leads you into the gardens which as you walk through you will see the castle , built in...More

Thank mickknap
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Not as grand a castle as places like Osaka Castle, but if you find yourself in Hiroshima, this castle should be on your list!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok castle but we’ve seen more of them through Japan (for free) that were more impressive. The park around the castle needs some more green, we didn’t like it.

Thank ReisDNA
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family loves history, so when we went to Osaka, a day trip to the Hiroshima area was included. We got on the shinkansen from Osaka to Hiroshima and from the station got on the hop on hop off bus (Lemon line) using our JR...More

1  Thank Shawie h
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an old castle that is now a samuri museum. It s five stories with a lot of artifacts. They are doing construction on the front of the building. They have a few costumes you can try on for fun! It is relatively cheap...More

Thank dan85leah
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the top of the castle, but that’s it, and even this is not really recommendable. Not worth going in my opinion. The inside has been turned into a museum and nothing is original anymore, except for the exhibited articles of course (was the same...More

Thank Damian W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You should check it out if you are in the area. Good exhibition. Allow an hour to see everything. 370¥ adult ticket price.

Thank Colum S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is beautiful outside and great view front the top. Exhibition inside was great! You can take pictures with samurai costume! My favorite part :D

Thank EmppuL
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the castle, and nearby shrine, during the afternoon, and spent a few hours enjoying the castle grounds, after having been to the Peace Park in the morning, and down to the port to verify our travel arrangements for Matsuyama, by ferry, the...More

Thank Mark S
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Diane M
21 March 2018|
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Response from lee w | Reviewed this property |
An hour tops.
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veramary m
2 April 2016|
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Response from mat_mak | Reviewed this property |
There are three museum in Hiroshima city. Hiroshima Museum of Art : 2mins from Hirosima Castle to the museum by foot Hiroshima Prefecture Art museum : 7mins from the castle to the museum by foot Hiroshima Modern Art museum... More
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