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Hiroshima Castle tower was rebuilt in 1958 after World War II. The original castle was destroyed by the atomic bomb in Aug. 1945.
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Hiroshima Castle tower is a museum of Hiroshima's history before World War II.
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The moat and walls are quite expansive.
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Hiroshima Castle
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Hiroshima Castle towerRebuilt after World War II.
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Hiroshima Castle in the early 1900s from a vintage postcard.
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In 1994, this gate and a yagura turret in the ninomaru were re-constructed out of wood.
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Ninomaru
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Hiroshima Castle ninomaru turret was reconstructed in 1994.
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You can go inside the reconstructed ninomaru structure.
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Inside the ninomaru Yagura turret. Cannot go upstairs.
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Part of Hiroshima Castle stone wall is black due to the atomic blast.
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