Naminoue-gu Shrine, Naha

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See the impressive setting and learn about the rich history of Naminoue-gu Shrine, a place of worship set high on a bluff overlooking the ocean and a beach. Legend has it a fisherman founded the shrine here to mark the spot where he caught a glowing stone that improved his hauls. Given its dramatic coastal position, the Shinto shrine's dedication to the sea and nirai kanai, the source of life, makes sense, as does its historical connection with fishermen and sailors, with maritime workers coming here to ask for protection and safe passage. Dating back to at least the 14th century, the shrine was destroyed during the battle of Okinawa in 1945, and has been rebuilt and added to during the post-war era. A visit to Naminoue-gu Shrine represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Naha visit planning website to plot your vacation.
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  • Is a Shinto shrine located near the sea, historical place. Recently why foreign tourists to many eyes. There is diffuse as widely as tourist attractions, such as SNS, should go.
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  • Parking spaces are limited, if it is a hot time that may need to look for a parking place, the side of the beach is also a nice spot, there is time to hang around, and the next week is the wind area of the Okinawa, do not take the children to the vicinity of the night ~ ~ ~
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  • It is one of the Ryukyu-8 companies. Nokyo-sho tour started from here. As well as nokyo-SHO of waves as nokyo-sho hachimangu Asato, Sueyoshi-Goo shrine, amahisa Palace also offers at the same time.
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