Western Honshu Sights

Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum (Hiroshima Kenritsu Bijutsukan)

  • 2–22 Kaminobori-cho Map It
  • Naka-ku

Published 12/10/2015

Fodor's Review

Next to the Shukkei Garden, this museum is a visual treat. Standouts include two particularly surrealistic pieces: a typically fantastical piece by Salvador Dalí called Dream of Venus; and Ikuo Hirayama's much closer-to-home Holocaust at Hiroshima. Hirayama, who became one of Japan's most acclaimed artists, was a junior-high-school student at the time the A-bomb was dropped. The museum also holds excellent rotating exhibitions of art from classic to contemporary.

Sight Information


2–22 Kaminobori-cho, Hiroshima, 730-0014, Japan

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Website: www.hpam.jp

Sight Details:

  • ¥510
  • Tues.–Sun. 9–5, Sat. until 7; last entrance 30 mins before closing

Published 12/10/2015


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