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"HIROSHIMA CASTLE: Here is..." Hiroshima Castle Tip by Sharrie

Hiroshima Castle, Hiroshima: 18 reviews and 40 photos

 
 

<BR><b>HIROSHIMA CASTLE:</b> Here is where the history of Hiroshima begins. In 1589, lord Terumoto Mori began building a new castle in the Ota-gawa River delta & named this area Hiroshima (lit. a wide island). 2 years later, the castle was completed & he moved in.
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<BR>On Aug. 6, 1945, the original castle was destroyed by the atomic bomb blast. The present tower is a reconstruction (1958) & houses historic artifacts.
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Address: 21-1 Motomachi, Naka-ku, Hiroshima-shi
Directions: <BR>21-1 Moto-machi, Naka-ku.
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<BR>To get there by bus, get off at Hiroshima Bus Center or the Kamiya-cho stop. By Streetcar, get off at Kamiya-cho, then proceed north about 15 mins on foot.
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othercontact: <BR>Tel: (082) 221 7512.
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Phone: 082-221-7512
Website: http://www.rijo-castle.jp/rijo/main.html

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Sep 12, 2002
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