| 13.8°C Dublin

Fire breaks out at historic Japanese castle - a UNESCO World Heritage site


Shuri Castle – a UNESCO World Heritage site – has been nearly destroyed by fire. Local police said the fire at Shuri Castle in Naha, the prefectural capital of Okinawa, started from its main structure. Okinawa police said the main Seiden temple and a Hokuden structure have burned down. A third structure was nearly destroyed.

Most Watched Videos

Privacy