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Hello, My name is Ryoichi Hiraoka. I live in Hiroshima, Japan. I would like to introduce many tourist destinations in Japan.

This article shows Hiroshima Castle.

The Brief Explanation

Hiroshima Castle is located in Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture. The distance between Hiroshima Castle and Hiroshima Station is about 1.5km.

Hiroshima Castle seems to have started to be built in 1589. However, it seems that the castle was destroyed by an atomic bomb in 1945. Therefore, the present buildings seem to have been reconstructed in 1958.

Hiroshima Castle is surrounded by water.

A Carp

There was a carp. People living in Hiroshima are familiar with carp. That’s because there is a professional baseball team in Hiroshima and its name is Hiroshima Toyo “Carp”.

The Castle Tower

This is the castle tower. You can enter the castle tower for a fee. It was 370 yen for an adult alone.

Swords and armor were on display in the castle tower, but it was not possible to shoot.

Shooting was OK only here.

View from The Observation Room

Above photos are from the observation room of the castle tower. As you can see, Hiroshima Castle is surrounded by buildings. The castle exists in the city, not on the outskirts of town.

View around The Castle Tower

Above photos are around the castle tower.


There were a lot of pigeons.


There were two sparrows. Cute!

View from Outside The Moat

Above photos are from outside the moat.


Birds were swimming. These birds are probably little grebes. The birds seem to come here in the fall.


These are probably tufted ducks.

The End

This is the end of the article. If you come to Hiroshima someday, why not stop by Hiroshima Castle?

Thank you for reading it!