Shuri Castle is seen ablaze in Naha, Okinawa. Photo: Kyodo

Okinawa tourism industry left reeling after fire guts Japan’s Shuri Castle, Unesco heritage site

  • Almost US$1 million has been raised to restore the ancient structure after 400 artefacts were destroyed and six buildings left beyond repair
  • Hilltop castle overlooking the city of Naha is one of Okinawa’s most prominent tourist attractions and drew 2.8 million visitors last year
Topic |   Japan

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Shuri Castle is seen ablaze in Naha, Okinawa. Photo: Kyodo
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