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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  • Masonry wall is like the great wall. But walk on that is a shame. Since is very good. May, but now are back Jin uneven track side 群舞 butterfly, and it wandered into another world. Walked a little uneven trail path, the beaches were gone, so I cannot be. Less than 1 hour except that all around was. I think it can be seen in a 15-or 20-minute show in a hurry. Ticket office close to the souvenir shop lined with several restaurants. Castle toy, there had not been sold. Free parking is available.
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  • With a very small number of visitors and only a 10-odd visitor, we feel that in this ancient city, there is no noisy mass of passengers, but a good quality and experience of travel. According to the good geography of the sea, this place is very out of the ordinary state, very Enron feeling, so this is a must visit one of the scenery, the arrangement of the itinerary can be followed by Guyuli Island.
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  • Underfoot was because it was raining, I visited during a trip to Okinawa's rainy day is recommended in the elderly was not, however great the stone wall of the Castle.
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  • Finally visited this place! The location was easy to find and has plenty of parking. There was a fee of ¥400 per person but the price is reasonable. Lots of great views. Everyone should go and see the castle ruins of this island not just the tourists.
  • Great view, only a little small. The disappointment is that most of the stuff are reconstructed, not so much of a “remain” as the name suggest. Ticket is not pricey so I wouldn’t imagine it to be absolutely interesting. Beware of blood sucking bugs too (they are black, small, and hurts when they bite you). The exhibits are mostly in Japanese and the translation to English is short (doesn’t explain much. I read both language so I know). Overall good place for photo taking but not a must visit I feel.
  • It looks like nothing to see at the front, but it’s pretty worth it after you enter. Very beautiful place with great view.
  • 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.
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