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Zakimi Castle, Yomitan-son

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Head uphill to see Zakimi Castle, part of a World Heritage Site protecting the remnants of the Ryukyu Kingdom. Built by the Chuzan Kingdom in the 15th century as a defense against the rebels of the north, the castle stood as the kingdom defeated its rivals and united the island under the Ryukyu banner. Today, only the stone walls and palisades remain, although their design and structure still capture the imagination. Visit the onsite museum to learn more about the citadel's history, then stroll the grounds and take in the extensive views of the surrounding area. Zakimi Castle is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Yomitan-son Edition.
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  • 無須付費買門票就可瀏覽世界文化遺產-座喜味城跡,表面粗糙疑似珊瑚礁岩砌成的城垣有著優美的曲線,雖然只保留城牆,內部建築原址只剩地基的大石,城牆可爬上一小段,視野很好。  more »
  • It is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The view is great and there is a lot of room for kids to run around. Over the hill from the ruins is a nice open park as well. There is not a lot of information pro...  more »
  • The title says it all. My family loves these castle ruins. The sunsets here are always breathtaking.  more »
  • Great view from the castle. Quiet and beautiful place to spend an hour or two
  • There is no castle anymore, just the outer walls really. But it is nice to visit. You also get a good view of the surrounding area from the top of the wall.
  • The view from wall is amazing and the museum was great on the history of Yomitan. The walking paths are mostly paved, uneven ground at the actual ruins. There are outdoor areas to enjoy. Bathrooms nearby along with a play area for kids to run around.
  • Cool to see. But nothing to do.
  • Amazing view of the island, free admission.