Kumamoto Castle after the Earthquakes
Suddenly, without any prediction, the series of Earthquakes including magnitude 7.0 main shock
which struck in April 2016 beneath Kumamoto-city.
Then severe damages occurred Kumamoto prefecture including Kumamoto Castle.
Kumamoto Castle sustained damage to its roof and exterior buildings and walls because of the earthquakes and associated aftershocks.
Several of the castle’s shacihoko ornaments were destroyed, and a large number of kawara tiles
also fell from the roof.
Now the restoration activities are being performed as fast as possible.
Now, the Kumamoto Castle can be seen from the outside of the moats surrounding the castle.
We will welcome you to our place Kumamoto Castle.