Hiroshima Castle

Local name広島城
LocationNaka-ku, Hiroshima, Japan

Also known as Carp Castle, the castle was built in the 1590s by the feudal lord Mori Terumoto. After it was destroyed by the atomic bombing in 1945, it was rebuilt and now it serves as a history museum.

The exhibition is devoted to the history of Hiroshima and to the castle itself but also to Japanese castles in general. It also features a Samurai exhibition. Climb to the top floor to enjoy panoramic views of the city.

Tags CastleMuseumHistory MuseumWWII
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Hiroshima: Half-Day Historical Walking Tour from 26 USD

Opening hours

Mar - Nov: daily 9 am - 6 pm
Dec - Feb: daily 9 am - 5 pm


Adults: JPY 370
Students: JPY 180

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiroshima_Castle

Official website http://www.rijo-castle.jp/rijo/main.html

Phone +81 82 221 7512

Address 〒730-0011 広島県広島市中区基町21-1

Coordinates 34°24'9.773" N 132°27'32.518" E

Tours and activities: Hiroshima Castle

Hiroshima: Half-Day Historical Walking Tour

from 26 USD

Hiroshima: City & Miyajima UNESCO Full-Day Tour

from 63 USD

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