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Sefa-Utaki, Nanjo

Categories: Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
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4.3/5 based on 650+ reviews on the web
Visit the sacred complex of Sefa-Utaki, one of the most important holy sites of the indigenous Ryukyuan people and part of a World Heritage Site. The historic complex, made up of caves and rock formations surrounded by a verdant forest, served as a Ryukyuan place of worship for millennia until Okinawa was annexed by Japan. Admire the peaceful shrine area, which supposedly only female priestesses could enter, while the king had to dress in women’s clothes to access the site. For Sefa-Utaki and beyond, use our Nanjo trip itinerary builder to get the most from your Nanjo vacation.
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  • To me, there was not much to see, basically a simple historical and religious site. It's just like a small park which you could walk at your own pace and explore it yourself. We went there by followin...  read more »
  • Was an image of solemn and get many tourists, is a shame. That could mean fewer tourists in the aftermath of the Typhoon. I thought that felt more like restricted admission and guided tour you wish.
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  • There are many large rocks in the Woods, was a very solemn and fantastic atmosphere. Wood was very beautiful sea views through the trees.
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  • A must see spot on Okinawa. Not much to see though, but the walk through the tropical forest is amazing.
  • it may be interesting for Japanese people but the landscape there is quite ordinary
  • The site has a magical charm, a sacred place.
  • The bathroom is parking in remote locations. One paid admission 300 yen. It is inevitable because previously parked at the parking lot entrance on the side, put free of charge it is a world heritage site. Often better known to the world, so many people were equipped with easy and the walk. Would I be happy to.
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  • 300 yen per person. I did not feel particularly power. The air was delicious. Hard shoes with heels!
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