Okinawa’s Shurijo Castle Park now open to public

Okinawa’s Shurijo Castle Park now open to public

by Shoji Kudaka
Stripes Okinawa

Shurijo Castle Park is now open after a six-week closure due to COVID-19. However, paid areas, including the main palace, remain closed. Visitors are expected to sanitize their hands, wear masks and practice social distancing.
The park closed in October 2019 after a horrific fire burned many of the structures on the grounds. It reopened at the end of the year, only to shutter its gates again in April because of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Things to know:
Shurijo Castle Park


Hours: 8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. (Apr - Jun); 8 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. (Jul - Sept)
GPS Coordinates: N 26.217002, E 127.719477
For more info, check out (http://oki-park.jp/shurijo/en/)

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