Categories: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
is a mausoleum in Shuri, Okinawa, built for Ryūkyūan royalty in 1501 by King Shō Shin, the third king of the Second Shō Dynasty a short distance from Shuri Castle.The site, covering an area of 2,442m², consists of two stone-walled enclosures, the three compartments of the mausoleum itself facing north and backed by a natural cliff to the south. A stone stele in the outer enclosure memorializes the construction of the mausoleum, and lists the name of Shō Shin along with those of eight others involved in the construction. The three compartments of the mausoleum are laid out from east to west, with kings and queens in the eastern compartment and the princes and rest of the royal family in the western compartment, the central compartment used for the Ryukyuan tradition of senkotsu; remains would only be kept here for a limited time, after which the bones were washed and entombed. The shisa (stone lions) guarding the tomb are examples of traditional Ryūkyūan stone sculpture. The architectural style of the mausoleum represents that of the royal palace at the time, which was a stone structure with a wooden roof.Eighteen kings are entombed at Tamaudun, along with their queens and royal children. The first to be buried there was King Shō En, for whom the mausoleum was constructed upon the orders of his son and successor, Shō Shin. The last was former Crown Prince Shō Ten, son of the Ryūkyū Kingdom's last king, Shō Tai, who was entombed there on September 26, 1920. The structure suffered extensive damage in the 1945 battle of Okinawa, and was subsequently looted, but the tombs and royal remains themselves remain intact, and much of the structure has been restored in the years since the end of the war. It was designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO on December 2, 2000, as a part of the site group Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu.A visit to Tamaudun represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Naha travel itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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地下の展示室は、学校の教室みたいで正直地味です(笑) 玉陵はやっぱり世界遺産です。 重みがあって、しばらくじーっと眺めたくなります。 首里城の帰りに、ゆいレール１日パス券を持っていると、団体金額で入れるので、時間があれば立ち寄っても良いと思います。Underground Exhibition Hall, it is a world heritage site was like in the classroom, is a plain honest (laughs). Weight and often from betting-I and you want to view. I think return of SHURI Castle, YUI and Rails one day have a pass, put in groups, so if you have time visit even better.show original
残念ですが、琉球王の墓で世界遺産なのに人気がないようです。ですから当然混雑していなく、 とても静かです。It is a shame, but a world heritage site at the tomb of the King of Ryukyu is not popular. So naturally crowded to no and is very quiet.show original
首里城公園の近くにありますが、大型バスが坂の上の方に行ってしまうのか人も多くなく静かでした。展示を見て基礎知識を得てから実地を見るのが良いと思います。陵はパノラミックです。近づいて見るのもいいですが、遠方から眺めると壮大さが分かります。Quiet, near SHURI Castle Park, but large buses going uphill towards people too much. I think you see a spot to see the exhibition, from the basic knowledge. Ling is panoramic. Turns out the grandeur is good look closer, look at from afar.show original
H SuzukiSHURI Castle area is good when you can leisurely visit. At the Museum, prominence in the Ryukyu Kingdom era took a leisurely tour a break in your constructed East of recommended.show original
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