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Shuri Castle, Okinawa

Shuri Castle is a gusuku (Ryu-kyu-an castle) in Shuri, Okinawa. It was the palace of the Ryu-kyu- Kingdom. In 1945, during the Battle of Okinawa, it was almost completely destroyed, with only a few walls standing as high as a few decimeters. In 1992, it was reconstructed on the original site based on photographs, historical records, and memory.

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