Hiroshima Castle

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  • Address: 21-1 Motomachi, Naka Ward, Hiroshima, 730-0011, Japan
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-822217512
  • Ticket Price: 370 JPY
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Castle, Family And Kids, Architecture

Hiroshima Castle - Review

Fine example of a flatland castle, the Hiroshima Castle is also known as the Carp Castle. It was built in the year 1589 by Mori Terumoto and was an important seat of power in Western Japan. The main keep of the castle in 5 stories tall. Surrounded by a moat, the castle was destroyed in 1945 during the atomic bombing. Thirteen years later, its main keep was rebuilt with an attractive wooden exterior. Within the keep is a museum that tells the history of Hiroshima and its castles and palaces. The top floor of the main building provides magnificent panoramic views of the city.

Hiroshima Castle Ticket Prices

  • Adult: ¥370
  • Seniors (65+) and High school students:  ¥180
  • Discounts apply for groups of 30 people or more.

How To reach Hiroshima Castle by Public Transport

  • Hiroshima bus centre.
  • Kamiya-cho bus stop.
  • Kamiya-cho higashi tram stop.
  • Kamiya-cho nishi stop.

Restaurants Near Hiroshima Castle

  • Hana Busa
  • Hachikuruma

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TripHobo Highlights for Hiroshima Castle

  • Hiroshima Castle Address: 21-1 Motomachi, Naka Ward, Hiroshima, 730-0011, Japan
  • Hiroshima Castle Contact Number: +81-822217512
  • Hiroshima Castle Timing: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Hiroshima Castle Price: 370 JPY
  • Best time to visit Hiroshima Castle(preferred time): 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Hiroshima Castle: 01:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Hiroshima Castle

  • 95% of people who visit Hiroshima include Hiroshima Castle in their plan

  • 36.66% of people start their Hiroshima Castle visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Hiroshima Castle

Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday

55.75% of people prefer walking in order to reach Hiroshima Castle

People normally club together Hiroshima Children's Museum and Shukkei-en while planning their visit to Hiroshima Castle.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • Loved the castle. We did the little moat cruise which was lovely. The inside of the castle was also really good. Especially the view from the top of the castle. The grounds are all free and a nice walk around, or run if you're into that! Definitely worth the visit.

  • Impressive castle atop a mound with large floodlights turned on at night. It is now a museum featuring its history. No elevators, so you have to use stairs to reach the top. Breathtaking views of the castle grounds below and the city in the background.

  • Nice place to visit in Hiroshima. Easy to find this castle. This castle tower is a National treasure from year 193I. This castle destroyed by atomic bomb. This castle renovated in 1958. In 1989 the inside was restored. Today, it has turned into a history museum featuring Samurai culture.

  • Very nice attraction in a nice city. Well it’s been another interesting and different day. pictures as always just dumped and a lot. Can’t find now of course to post and share. Been a few days too.

  • Untuk yang berkunjung ke Kota Hiroshima, selain mengunjungi taman memorial bom atom Hiroshima kalian juga dapat mengunjungi Hiroshima Castle. Di tempat ini kalian dapat mengetahui mengenai sejarah kita Hiroshima dari sebelum dibangunnya kastil tersebut hingga zaman modern ini. Tempat ini cocok jika membawa anak-anak sehingga mereka dapat berwisata sekaligus belajar mengenai sejarah kota Hiroshima.

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