Hiroshima Castle in Hiroshima

About Hiroshima Castle

Hiroshima Castle is a castle in the city of Hiroshima, Japan. It was originally built in the 1590s by the powerful daimyo Mori Terumoto, but was destroyed by the atomic bomb in 1945. The castle was rebuilt in the 1950s using traditional methods and materials, and is now a popular tourist attraction.

What to See and Do

Visitors to Hiroshima Castle can explore the castle grounds and climb to the top of the castle tower for panoramic views of the city. The castle also houses a museum with exhibits on the history of Hiroshima and the castle itself.

  • Explore the castle grounds
  • Climb to the top of the castle tower
  • Visit the museum

Getting There

Hiroshima Castle is located in the center of Hiroshima city, and is easily accessible by public transportation. The nearest train station is Hiroshima Station, which is served by the JR Sanyo Shinkansen, as well as local trains and buses.


Approximate latitude and longitude: 34.3949° N, 132.4512° E