Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Hiroshima is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Hiroshima a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Hiroshima.
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21-1 Motomachi, Naka Ward, Hiroshima, 730-0011, Japan
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 ...
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3-2 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
The Hiroshima Museum of Art is a non profit organization which was established in the year 1978 by Hiroshima Bank. It was established as a memorial of the 100th anniversary of the bank’s foundation. On display are paintings that comprise Modern European paintings (concentrating on French Impressionists’ art work) and Japanese oil painti...
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2-22 Kaminobori-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0014 Japan
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This one is for the artists and art lovers. Head over to the Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum if you have a few hours to spare. On display are paintings by artists of the region. The museum also features non-Japanese artists who influenced contemporary Japanese art, like Salvador Dali and Picasso. The museum owns over 3500 pieces of marvellous art.
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1-1 Hijiyama Koen, Minami-ku, Hiroshima 732-0815
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Opened in the year 1989, the Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art is Japan's first public museum dedicated to modern art. The architecture of the museum itself is stunning and was designed by renowned architect Kisho Kurokawa. The museum has more than 1,400 works of art on display. Apart from this the museum also organizes special exhibitions....
The Honkawa National School was constructed in the year 1928. At 410 metres, this school stood closest to ground zero. On that unfaithful day of the bombing, the school lost around 400 students and 10 teachers. Since then the building has been renovated and it was opened as a peace museum in the year 1988. Visitors get to see exhibits collected from the bombed site.
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411 Mitakiyama, Nishi-ku, Hiroshima 733-0805, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan
A scenic and serene walk along waterfalls and greenery takes you to the ancient temple of Mitaki-dera. Established in the year 809, the Shingon Buddhist temple has many Buddhist images and Jizo statues. A hike of about 15 minutes from the train station takes you up to the shady temple paths. The temple premises look like a fairytale with an en...