Collapse of 1700-Year-Old Aso Shrine

April 27, 2016 by  
Filed under Heritage and Historical Structures

By Xin Ma Figure 1 The tower gate, front, and worship hall at Aso Shrine in Aso, Kumamoto Prefecture, are seen collapsed on April 16, 2016, after a powerful earthquake hit the area early that morning. (Mainichi)   Following the initial tremors on April 14th, the tower gate and hall of worship of...