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Syureimon Gate, Naha
(3.3/5 based on 200 reviews on the web)
The symbolic entry to the Ryukyu kingdom, Syureimon Gate dates back to the 16th century and has featured on the 2000 yen note. Initially built between 1527 and 1555 during the second Sho dynasty, the gate was unfortunately destroyed during World War II, though rebuilt in 1954 to produce the ornately decorated structure standing today. Look out for the four hanzi (characters) inscribed on the modern gate, which mean "Land of Propriety." For travelers who use our international travel planner, Naha holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Syureimon Gate and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Building giant Gates says Japan castles at the gate to SHURI Castle, a world heritage site. And revival after World War II but was lost in the battle of Okinawa in World War II, to the present.
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  • And go-go SHURI Castle, and SHURI Castle in Naha, and always make sure is shurei-Mon gate and ultra classic. So synonymous with the SHURI Castle is wondering every time a crowded course?
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  • This is the gate through which to begin go to SHURI Castle. Realize that short walk from SHURI station, come see, came to Okinawa, impress.
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