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Initiatives for the Reconstruction of Shurijo Castle

2020.10.26
  • Updated: October 26, 2020 / Posted : November 21, 2020

Before dawn on October 31, 2019, at least seven buildings, including the Seiden, of Shurijo Castle, an Okinawa landmark, completely burned down due to a fire. We have received many words of encouragement and proposals of support in response to the fire. These are some of the projects and fundraising activities extending both within the prefecture and across Japan.

OUR Shurijo - Shurijo Castle Digital Reconstruction Project

Researchers and students in the fields of computer vision, human computer interaction, and virtual reality together with engineers launched OUR Shurijo as a project to reconstruct Shurijo Castle through 3D models.

OUR Shurijo Shuri Castle Digital Reconstruction

About the Fundraising

News about the Shurijo Castle Park closure

Areas Open at Shurijo Castle

A fire occurred in the early morning of October 31st 2019 at the Shurijo Castle Seiden (main hall) in Naha on the Okinawa main island. UNESCO World Heritage site Shurijo Castle's Seiden, Hokuden and Nanden halls, along with other ...