Nakagusuku Castle, Kitanakagusuku-son

Listed as one of the 100 famous castles of Japan, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000, the ruined Nakagusuku Castle offers visitors tangible a history of the Ryukyu kingdom. Though the exact date of its founding remains unknown, legendary Ryukyuan commander Gosamaru was the last governor of the castle in the middle of the 15th century. Observe impressive architecture, with walls built following the contours of the land. From this mountain-top fortification, you can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and Nakagusuku Bay. Bring along your camera, as the sprawling site offers many photo opportunities. Nakagusuku Castle is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Kitanakagusuku-son Edition.
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  • October 3, 2017
    1 minute walk from the parking lot and ticket Center to purchase tickets from get free cart ride Castle. The ruins were once hotels get off the cart and looks. Good views from around the. Good Nice furnished, ocean view also occupied.
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  • September 17, 2017
    Helpful. The Premier's combination of the walls made of volcanic rock in the South feel interesting. And the scenery. There are 4000 yen per person entrance fee.
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  • August 20, 2017
    Management firm paid the admission fee and then put in the cart, took to the starting point of the tour. Inside the castle there was 門gai some of the beautiful stone arches. It's no wonder that praised Perry. View from the city wall.
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  • June 27, 2017
    So interesting! Breathe deep while walking up!!! Had a great time.
  • March 12, 2017
    Lovely place to visit, beautiful views of the island and ocean. Been there twice and going back to Oki in May. I give it five stars all around, unlike other people in which I don't understand?? It's not the castle's fault that it rained the day you visited or the if the day was gloomy, or it was too hot, or there was nothing to do, or the 400¥ entrance fee, come on seriously? LMAO. Why rate this place less than five stars people??? Think of the overall cultural history and meaning of this place!!
  • April 21, 2017
    Really nice to walk around, it's take an hour, Greater than i expected. View from the top is good to see a city and port.
  • March 11, 2017
    Great view of both the East China Sea and the Pacific Ocean. Castle ruins are still in good condition. Good place to go sight seeing at
  • December 25, 2016
    Great place with wonderful views of the local area. The castle ruins were quite well maintained. The path takes you past a supposedly haunted and abandoned hotel ruin (off limits). It was only 400 yen per adult.

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