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Hiroshima Castle, Hiroshima
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When the original 16th-century structure crumbled in 1945, Hiroshima Castle was erected in its place as a historically accurate replica. The iconic castle once served as a home of the daimyo, the feudal lord of Hiroshima. The structure's modern facsimile, which shines in white with a partially wooden exterior, contains a museum dedicated to Hiroshima's history before World War II. The ninomaru (outer castle wall) consists of the castle's main gate and turrets adjoined by a warehouse. Step inside to see details of the castle's reconstruction. Plan to visit Hiroshima Castle and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Hiroshima attractions using our Hiroshima itinerary builder.
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  • On our way to the Peace Park, we were able to walk over and see the Castle and the outer moat. Really beautiful city! 
  • 跟其他日本的城差不多, 沒有很特別, 需要穿過公園才到達,感覺也是不錯,(還有一點紅葉) 早上到處走走散步的好地方! 是必到 
  • With rich wood Castle was rebuilt after damaged by the atomic bomb, but the appearance is like the old Castle. She stands in the sky the sun sets was indeed reminiscent of Rijo. Expect the view from the top floor of the Hiroshima Castle Hiroshima town high rise building was erected, in the heijo-Kyo was not enough.
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  • Very cool castle. The grounds are a little on the small side. It's way to explore in a short amount of time. Well worth the trip!
  • I thought that this was actually a pretty good museum with a lot of interesting information. We went up to the top for sunset and the views were great.
  • It has a nice little park, depending on the time of year, with the reconstructed castle citadel. It has a nice museum inside on how it looked back in the 1600's and how they rebuilt it. The shrine is nearby as well as some of the outer wall and defensive buidlings, rebuilt of course. The Ninomaru building and gate area also has some neat pictures and models of the buildings that were once there.
  • Nice place to spend about 1-2 hours. Good view on the city from the top level of the castle. We had a good time there!
  • Great view of the city. Some very interesting items of history associated with the castle inside. Don't forget to collect the stamp on the top level. Also good for a peaceful walk around the grounds, look out for the fish and turtles.