Hommaru Palast

Restoration of Hommaru Palace began in 2009, the original palace being destroyed along with much of the castle during World War II. The architectural style of the palace is known as shoin-zukuri 「書院造」 and was a military palace, built for the lord of the province. The reconstruction is set for completion in 2018, leading up to the completion, more areas of the palace will be opened to the public.