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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  • There are in all three types of temple at the yellow fabric nokyo-sho book has sold out. When confirmed in 1/1, is seems to be in stock in mid-February. It is recommended that rather than buy purchased the temple at here at the end of the 1/1, 12/28, Okinawa arrived at the temple at just purchased in advance. YUI I think that many people because that is where people who haven't rented a car, walking distance from rail asahibashi station, so the foreigners can be purchased.
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  • We're going to this year, but is very crowded with worshippers. The environment, such as floating on the sea waves, I like you a lot of power.
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  • The shrine of old inotta a safe voyage. Now not quite modern, sea views and views of the shrine and the old wrong due to land reclamation, but an important shrine that would, at least for Japan since the Meiji era.... I wonder if the Ryukyu Kingdom in what?
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