Hiroshima Castle (広島城 Hiroshima-jō) was built by the powerful daimyo Mori Terumoto in 1591. The original castle was destroyed by the atomic bombing on August 6, 1945. It was rebuilt in 1958, a replica of the original that now serves as a museum of Hiroshima’s history before World War II.
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