Hiroshima Castle

Hiroshima Castle (広島城, Hiroshimajō), or the Carp Castle is in the center of Hiroshima.
The castle is 5 stories high and offers a view of the Hiroshima.
Inside the castle you will find artifacts, history, and information on the Castle and Hiroshima.
Originally built in 1589 by a feudal lord named Mori Terumoto
It was destroyed by the atomic bombing and rebuilt.





21-1 Motomachi, Naka Ward, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture 730-0011, Japan


Admission Fee


Yes 370 Yen per adult (closed December 29-31)


Getting There


Tram or Bus (Loop)
Take a tram or Bus towards the Hiroshima City Center
Exit at "Kamiya-cho"stop
Walk to the castle (towards the Hiroshima Museum of Art)
Walk under the street tunnel to the Castle entrance gate




This attractions will take about 1 hour or more if you go to the shrine and around the grounds.
Combine this attraction with the Hiroshima Shrine, and the Hiroshima Art Museum.
The grounds are peaceful and grassy so a nice place to have a picnic!
Wear comfortable shoes and bring water. There are no shops within the castle walls.