Kumamoto Castle after the Earthquakes
Osaka Castle and one of the 100 best places in Japan to view cherry blossoms.
took 7 years to complete.
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.
surrounding the castle.
We will welcome you to our place Kumamoto Castle.
All the photos on the page were taken in August 2016.