Fire Breaks Out At World Heritage Okinawa Shuri Castle

Published on 31 Oct 2019 2:10:44 PM

A fire broke out at Shuri Castle, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Naha, the capital of Okinawa prefecture on Thursday, October 31 early morning.

No reports of injury have been reported so far.

The ancient castle is a major tourist spot, built about 500 years ago by the Ryukyu Dynasty and was registered as Japan's 11th World Heritage site in December 2000.