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. To visit Hiroshima Castle and other attractions in Hiroshima, use our Hiroshima trip itinerary builder tool .
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Pese a que obviamente está 100% reconstruido, el parque que lo rodea es muy bonito y merece la pena visitarlo. more »While it is obviously 100% rebuilt, the park that surrounds it is very beautiful and worth visiting it.
Lindo esse palácio de madeira, em forma de pagode, que fica no alto de uma pequena colina. Além da beleza do local devido ao palácio, há outra: a visão que se tem da cidade vista através das arvores d... more »This beautiful wooden Palace, in the shape of a pagoda, which sits on top of a small hill. In addition to the beauty of the place due to the Palace, there's another: the vision of the city seen through the trees in the park surrounding the Palace. Loved it!
Hiroshima Castle is a bit underwhelming but that's because there aren't any sort of outbuildings around it; just the remains of the compound. The building itself is actually pretty decent, however there are quite a few stairs both leading up to it and inside it if you want to go to the top. The grounds are pretty nice though, and you can have a nice walk through the area.
So Beautiful! Be prepared to walk up and down several flights of stairs. Bring some coins for the souvenirs at the top. Great views Take your time to see everything.
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