List of Historic Sites of Japan (Hiroshima)

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This list is of the Historic Sites of Japan located within the Prefecture of Hiroshima.[1]

National Historic Sites

As of 1 February 2015, twenty-five sites have been designated as being of national significance (including two *Special Historic Sites); the Joseon Mission Sites span the prefectural borders with Okayama and also include an area of Shizuoka.[2][3][4]

Site Municipality Comments Image Coordinates Type Ref.
*Itsukushima
厳島
Itsukushima
Hatsukaichi island home of the Itsukushima Shinto Shrine, a UNESCO World Heritage Site; also a Special Place of Scenic Beauty[5] (see List of National Treasures of Japan (Shrines)) 1Miyajima882.jpg 34°16′16″N 132°18′22″E / 34°16′16″N 132°18′22″E / Itsukushima) 2, 3 [1]
* Renjuku and Kan Chazan Former Residence
廉塾ならびに菅茶山旧宅
Renjuku narabani Kansazan kyū-taku
Fukuyama 34°32′41″N 133°23′04″E / 34°32′41″N 133°23′04″E / Renjuku and Kan Chazan Former Residence) 4, 8 [2]
Aki Kokubunji Site
安芸国分寺跡
Aki Kokubunji ato
Higashihiroshima provincial temple of Aki Province 34°26′04″N 132°44′59″E / 34°26′04″N 132°44′59″E / Aki Kokubunji Site) 3 [3]
Ichinomiya
一宮 (桜山慈俊挙兵伝説地)
Ichinomiya (Sakurayama Koretoshi kyōhei den setsuchi)
Fukuyama Kibitsu Jinja (吉備津神社), ichinomiya of Bingo Province; the legendary army raising ground of Sakurayama Koretoshi (桜山茲俊) in 1331, featured in the Taiheiki[6] Kibitsu shurine02.JPG 34°34′09″N 133°16′17″E / 34°34′09″N 133°16′17″E / Bingo Ichinomiya) 8 [4]
Yokomi Haiji Site
横見廃寺跡
Yokomi Haiji ato
Mihara 34°24′27″N 132°58′07″E / 34°24′27″N 132°58′07″E / Yokomi Haiji Site) 3 [5]
Hanazono Site
花園遺跡
Hanazono iseki
Miyoshi 34°47′51″N 132°51′34″E / 34°47′51″N 132°51′34″E / Hanazono Site) 1 [6]
Yosekuraiwakage Site
寄倉岩陰遺跡
Yosekuraiwakage iseki
Shōbara Jōmon site in the Taishaku Valley[7] 34°52′12″N 133°12′18″E / 34°52′12″N 133°12′18″E / Yosekuraiwakage Site) 1 [7]
Kikkawa Clan Fortified Residence Sites
吉川氏城館跡
Kikkawa-shi jōkan ato
Kitahiroshima designation includes the sites of Surugamaru Castle (駿河丸城), Ogurayama Castle (小倉山城), Hinoyama Castle (日山城), and the Kikkawa Motoharu Fortified Residence (吉川元春館) (pictured) Kikkawamotoharuyakata01.jpg 34°46′16″N 132°29′50″E / 34°46′16″N 132°29′50″E / Kikkawa Clan Fortified Residence Sites) 2, 3, 7 [8]
Miyanomae Haiji Site
宮の前廃寺跡
Miyanomae Haiji ato
Fukuyama Miyanomaehaijiato.JPG 34°30′34″N 133°23′47″E / 34°30′34″N 133°23′47″E / Miyanomae Haiji Site) 3 [9]
Kagamiyama Castle Site
鏡山城
Kagamiyama-jō ato
Higashihiroshima Kagamiyama Castle.jpg 34°24′14″N 132°43′39″E / 34°24′14″N 132°43′39″E / Kagamiyama Castle Site) 2 [10]
Genbaku Dome
原爆ドーム (旧広島県産業奨励館)
Genbaku dōmu
Hiroshima former Hiroshima Prefectural Industrial Promotion Hall; UNESCO World Heritage Site[8] HiroshimaGembakuDome6747.jpg 34°23′44″N 132°27′13″E / 34°23′44″N 132°27′13″E / Genbaku Dome) 2 [11]
Mitoshiro Kofun
御年代古墳
Mitoshiro kofun
Mihara 34°23′52″N 132°56′47″E / 34°23′52″N 132°56′47″E / Mitoshiro Kofun) 1 [12]
Hiroshima Castle Site
広島城跡
Hiroshima-jō ato
Hiroshima Hiroshima Castle 11.JPG 34°24′06″N 132°27′34″E / 34°24′06″N 132°27′34″E / Hiroshima Castle Site) 2 [13]
Mitsujō Kofun
三ツ城古墳
Mitsujō kofun
Higashihiroshima Mitsujo-Tumulus Ruins.jpg 34°24′59″N 132°44′03″E / 34°24′59″N 132°44′03″E / Mitsujō Kofun) 1 [14]
Teramachi Haiji Site
寺町廃寺
Teramachi Haiji ato
Miyoshi 34°47′39″N 132°55′40″E / 34°47′39″N 132°55′40″E / Teramachi Haiji Site) 3 [15]
Kobayakawa Clan Castle Sites
小早川氏城跡
Kobayakawa-shi shiro ato
Mihara designation includes the sites of Takayama Castle (高山城), Niitakayama Castle (新高山城), and Mihara Castle (pictured) 三原城.jpg 34°25′06″N 132°59′01″E / 34°25′06″N 132°59′01″E / Kobayakawa Clan Castle Sites) 2 [16]
Jōrakuji-Nanatsuzuka Kofun Cluster
浄楽寺・七ツ塚古墳群
Jōrakuji-Nanatsuzuka kofun-gun
Miyoshi Jyoraku-ji and Nanatsuduka Kofun group.JPG 34°46′03″N 132°54′03″E / 34°46′03″N 132°54′03″E / Jōrakuji-Nanatsuzuka Kofun Cluster) 1 [17]
Jinyama Tumulus Cluster
陣山墳墓群
Jinyama funbo-gun
Miyoshi 34°47′20″N 132°54′29″E / 34°47′20″N 132°54′29″E / Jinyama Tumulus Cluster) 1 [18]
Nakaoda Kofun Cluster
中小田古墳群
Nakaoda kofun-gun
Hiroshima 34°26′49″N 132°29′40″E / 34°26′49″N 132°29′40″E / Nakaoda Kofun Cluster) 1 [19]
Futagozuka Kofun
二子塚古墳
Futagozuka kofun
Higashihiroshima 34°33′13″N 133°18′44″E / 34°33′13″N 133°18′44″E / Futagozuka Kofun) 1 [20]
Fukuyama Castle Site
福山城跡
Fukuyama-jō ato
Fukuyama Fukuyama castle Bell tower.jpg 34°29′26″N 133°21′40″E / 34°29′26″N 133°21′40″E / Fukuyama Castle Site) 2 [21]
Mōri Clan Castle Sites
毛利氏城跡
Mōri-shi shiro ato
Akitakata designation includes the sites of Tajihisarugake Castle (多治比猿掛城) and Kōriyama Castle (郡山城) (pictured) Ruins of koriyamajo.jpg 34°40′20″N 132°42′33″E / 34°40′20″N 132°42′33″E / Mōri Clan Castle Sites) 2 [22]
Yadani Kofun
矢谷古墳
Yadani kofun
Miyoshi 34°47′11″N 132°52′51″E / 34°47′11″N 132°52′51″E / Yadani Kofun) 1 [23]
Rai Sanyō Residence
頼山陽居室
Rai Sanyō kyoshitsu
Hiroshima incorporated within the Rai Sanyō Shiseki Museum (頼山陽史跡資料館) 34°23′29″N 132°27′26″E / 34°23′29″N 132°27′26″E / Rai Sanyō Residence) 8 [24]
Joseon Mission Sites
朝鮮通信使遺跡
Chōsen tsushinshi iseki
Fukuyama the designation includes Fukuzen-ji (福禅寺), Honren-ji (本蓮寺) in Setouchi, Okayama Prefecture, and Seiken-ji (清見寺) in Shizuoka, Shizuoka Prefecture Fukuzenji Fukuyama02s4592.jpg 34°22′59″N 133°23′00″E / 34°22′59″N 133°23′00″E / Joseon Mission Sites) 9 [25]
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