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It has been more than a year since Shuri Castle caught fire, on Oct. 31, 2019, and burned down.

On Oct. 30, Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki, who oversees operations at the site, reaffirmed his determination to restore the castle. The central government, which owns the facility, aims to have the main structure rebuilt by 2026.

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