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    Shuri (Shui, Syuri) Okinawa Prefecture Japan
USN 1945
Lat 26° 13' 15N Long 127° 43' 3E  Shuri is located in the center of the southern portion of Okinawa Island in Okinawa Prefecture in southern Japan. Located to the east of Naha. Also known as Shuri-ikehatacho, Syuri, Shui or Shuri.

Shuri Castle (Shuri-jo)
1-2 Kinjo-cho, Shuri, Naha-shi

Fortress built in 1429. During the battle, it was a Japanese command center, destroyed during the battle. Its capture was the turning point of the land battle. After the war, it was rebuilt after the war, it is a popular tourist attraction, open 9-6 daily.

Okinawa Prefecture Museum
Onaka-cho, Shuri, Naha-shi. First floor dedicated to the WWII

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Last Updated
October 23, 2019


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