The Shuri Castle(Shuri-jo) were destroyed in a fire early morning on 31st October
The Shuri Castle(Shuri-jo), the former royal palace of the Ryukyu Kingdom, were destroyed in a fire early morning on 31st October.
Naha Fire Department will conduct actual conditions with the Naha Station and investigate the cause of the fire.
(as of 31st Octo, 2019 18:00 JST)
The Shuri Castle(Shuri-jo), is one of the finest Okinawa castle and the most important historical sites in Okinawa. The castle was built on the upland 120 meters above sea level, this world heritage listed castle in 2000.
This architectural wonder was strongly influenced by the architectural styles of Japan and China. The pattern of dragons and vermilion lacquer coating reflect the Chinese influence. The castle is magnificently illuminated from sunset to midnight every day.
Voice from Japanese People about destroy of The Shuri Castle(Shuri-jo)
Matter of Shuri Castle's too late, but the bitterness of Okinawa, which increase further grief. sad.
Okinawa prefecture is the southernmost prefecture of Japan. Okinawa prefecture consists of 160 islands.
About 1.45 million people live in Okinawa.