Hiroshima Castle2382 Votes Currently Open
- 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
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.
Entrance Ticket Details For Hiroshima Castle
- Adult: ¥370
- Seniors (65+) and High school students: ¥180
- Discounts apply for groups of 30 people or more.
How to Reach Hiroshima Castle
- Hiroshima bus centre.
- Kamiya-cho bus stop.
- Kamiya-cho higashi tram stop.
- Kamiya-cho nishi stop.
- Hana Busa
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74.11% of people who visit Hiroshima include Hiroshima Castle in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
37.45% of people start their Hiroshima Castle visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Hiroshima Castle
64.45% of people prefer walking in order to reach Hiroshima Castle