Nakagusuku Castle Ruins, Kitanakagusuku-son

Listed as one of the 100 famous castles of Japan, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000, the ruined Nakagusuku Castle Ruins 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 Ruins is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Kitanakagusuku-son Edition.
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  • A popular shooting pictures hin and before Kojo to buy tickets would have done is to send a direct entrance to the Castle.
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  • Commodore Perry is beautiful when Castle has to be (in impetus nursery after) the castle was in ruins of a castle on the Hill of 160 M above sea level. It is composed of six beautiful castle. Equipped with parking. And as a world heritage site, is popular.
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  • Okinawa masonry remains 城ato to say only that, decent atmosphere and think that in places suitable for walking, other than in mid-summer, overlooking the scenery. Near the old Nakamura House and set at a highway tourism. Also in January and February around the cherry blossom season, when on the way to the East Coast area of cherry blossoms to drive with.
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  • There is a beautiful place for you to see the great scenes and also to see the ancient castle , which is built around 14th century, at here. There was strong wind; you are better to take a jacket to visit in winter.
  • Well maintained. Lots of original architecture. Beautiful views. You’ll spend about an hour here if you go slow.
  • Great place to find out more about the history of Nakagusuku. Well maintained and interesting.
  • This is the first Castle ruins we've been too. The experience was breath taking. I highly suggest doing as the locals buy an umbrella and a fan your experience will be much more enjoyable. They will drive you up the hill to the castle then you can freely walk through and back down the hill. The views are absolutely gorgeous and the castle is so majestic.
  • 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!!

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