At dawn on October 31, 2019, most buildings in Shuri Castle (Okinawa Prefecture), a world heritage site, were burned down. A trouble in the electrical system is believed to be the cause of the fire. Okinawa once had a peaceful kingdom, an area with its own culture that was influenced by both Japan and China.Shurijo Castle provided emotional support to people in Okinawa.It was destroyed in 1945 by war.Still, it was restored in 1992.Currently you Although cannot see this beautiful castle. However, preparations for reconstruction are currently underway. One day, please come to see the new Shuri Castle!

Photos of the Shuri Castle

Shuri Castle in Okinawa Prefecture = Shutterstock 2

Shuri Castle in Okinawa Prefecture = Shutterstock

 

Shuri Castle in Okinawa Prefecture = Shutterstock 3

Shuri Castle in Okinawa Prefecture = Shutterstock

 

Shuri Castle in Okinawa Prefecture = Shutterstock 4

Shuri Castle in Okinawa Prefecture = Shutterstock

 

Shuri Castle in Okinawa Prefecture = Shutterstock 5

Shuri Castle in Okinawa Prefecture = Shutterstock

 

Shuri Castle in Okinawa Prefecture = Shutterstock 6

Shuri Castle in Okinawa Prefecture = Shutterstock

 

Shuri Castle in Okinawa Prefecture 7

Shuri Castle in Okinawa Prefecture

 

Shuri Castle in Okinawa Prefecture 8

Shuri Castle in Okinawa Prefecture

 

Shuri Castle in Okinawa Prefecture = Shutterstock 9

Shuri Castle in Okinawa Prefecture = Shutterstock

 

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Shuri Castle in Okinawa Prefecture

 

Map of the Shuri Castle

 

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