Hiroshima Castle (広島城 Hiroshima-jō), sometimes called Carp Castle (鯉城 Rijō) is a castle in Hiroshima, Japan which was the home of the daimyō of the Hiroshima han . Originally constructed in the 1590s, the castle was destroyed in the atomic bombing in 1945. It was rebuilt in 1958, a replica of the original which now serves as a museum of Hiroshima’s history prior to World War II.

More about Hiroshima castle on wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hiroshima_Castle

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This is my entry for the Show Me Japan Vol 1 Issue 28! don’t hesitate to check the other entry too!

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5 Responses to “Hiroshima Castle ( Destroyed by the A-Bomb)”

  1. Sam says:

    Ca devait être…. special ! il a l’air de faire calme ! ile n’y a personne ?

    • lifeyoutv says:

      Oui c est special, mais tu verras les prochaine video le sont plus! Genre le dome par exemple..

      Sinon, non il n y avait presque personne quand on a ete.. il faisait froid! lol il neigait un peu.. ( malgre le ciel qu on peut voir dans la video!..

  2. AnnaTrouble says:

    very nice! I especially like the fact that they used wooden beams to make it look more “authentic”. So many reconstructed castles are just white, white, white.

  3. David says:

    I need to visit it next time I’ll go to Hiroshima.
    And it’s true that it looks more authentic than many rebuilt castles.