Nakijin Castle Remains, Nakijin-son

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Visit the ruins of Nakijin Castle Remains, a 14th-century Ryukyuan castle and part of a World Heritage Site. Destroyed by the Japanese in the 1609 invasion of Okinawa, the ruins were abandoned. Nowadays, you can explore the imposing stone walls of the former castle, spread out across the lush forested hills, or visit the small museum that displays artifacts found on the premises. From the hilltop ruin site, you can enjoy scenic views of the East China Sea. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Nakijin-son fast, fun, and easy.
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  • 14-15 kitayama contains the northern part of the Ryukyu dynasty prior to the century gusuku ruins are surrounded by beautiful curved walls, on a small hill just zunda in the was. From the spacious grounds and a robust wall recalled the glory of those days. Exceeded the 70-year-old volunteer guide's talk, and broad mindedness uchinā pride and the difficulties of overcoming hardships, was very meaningful time. We are asked in the book may be sure.
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  • Are common in the ruins of a castle in Okinawa, but has great location, recalled of their former glory. Also, the beauty of the stone is a must see.
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  • Strong sun shade, so difficult to visit in the summer. Especially young children requires attention and heatstroke. You can view the beautiful walls. Will you tell us that nurtured the relationship between the island and surrounding regions between rich exhibits of the Museum. Now as in the past, Okinawa is located in the Centre of trade on the basis that way of reminding us.
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  • Cool historical spot to visit. Your family will enjoy the walk and view 400 per person. No wheelchairs on the castle ruins itself.
  • They're definitely smaller than we imagined when we made the trip. The traffic to get up there was crazy busy, with all the road construction and couldn't congestion, even on the Expressway. From Naha it took nearly 3 hours, which is nearly an hour longer than usual. It was pretty, though the trees JUST started blossoming. Would probably be better over the next few weeks. Motobu is lovely as well, and just a short trip down hill, if you have the time to spare for the extra trip.
  • Wow, the trees were beautiful and the area didn't have too many people there. The remains of the castle were fun to walkthrough.
  • A nice place to visit during the cherry blossom season. If you're bringing your little one, make sure you bring your Carrier with you. Stroller or wheelchair is not allowed once you enter the ruins.
  • A must see if you are into this kind of site seeing. Also a museum there to view excavated items and other misc. Cute gift store and food also.
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