As you may know, on April 14th, 2016 at 9:26 pm (Local Time), a strong earthquake (magnitude 6.5) occurred in the Kumamoto area of Kyushu, followed by the second one (magnitude 7.3) on April 16th, 2016 at 1:25 am. As a result of these earthquakes, Kumamoto Castle was heavily damaged. There are many areas of the castle that are still closed, but aspects of the castle can still be seen from around the Ninomaru Square and the Kato Shrine.
As a symbol of resilience of Kumamoto, Kumamoto castle still keeps its dignity and beauty despite the damage. For Kumamoto city residents, this castle has been one of their most important treasures for a long time.
For your information :
Name of Treasure : Kumamoto castle
Address : 1-1 Honmaru, Chuou-ku, Kumamoto city, Kumamoto
Access : Access to Kumamoto city
Access to Kumamoto castle :
7:30 AM – 10:00 PM, Monday – Friday
9:00 AM – 10:00 PM, Weekends and Holidays
Contact : MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Advisory from Japan Meteorological Agency:
Seismic activity in the Kumamoto prefecture and Oita prefecture areas in Kyushu is still ongoing. In the regions that experienced strong shaking, there is concern about buildings and houses collapsing, and landslides may occur.
Photograph by meguru hayata