Nakagusuku Castle Ruins, Nakagusuku-son

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Listed as one of the 100 famous castles of Japan, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000, the ruined Nakagusuku Castle Ruins offers visitors tangible a history of the Ryukyu kingdom. Though the exact date of its founding remains unknown, legendary Ryukyuan commander Gosamaru was the last governor of the castle in the middle of the 15th century. Observe impressive architecture, with walls built following the contours of the land. From this mountain-top fortification, you can enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding countryside and Nakagusuku Bay. Bring along your camera, as the sprawling site offers many photo opportunities. Nakagusuku Castle Ruins is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , world travel planner Edition.
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  • I visited the castle ruins on a Sunday afternoon and there were not many people here. Entrance price is cheap, 400 Yen. There is not a whole lot of information on the castle, I really want to know... 
    I visited the castle ruins on a Sunday afternoon and there were not many people here. Entrance price is cheap, 400 Yen. There is not a whole lot of information on the castle, I really want to know...  more »
  • We visited on a week day in mid March - without not so many tourists at a mild temperature it was a comfortable visit. Despite located in an elevated place, it could be scorching hot during... 
    We visited on a week day in mid March - without not so many tourists at a mild temperature it was a comfortable visit. Despite located in an elevated place, it could be scorching hot during...  more »
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  • Low cost to visit these beautiful grounds. We went on a rainy day and had the whole place to ourselves. I think it's about 400 yen per person. Beautiful views of Oki
  • Very nice walk. Larger than other ruins on the island with some very nice views.

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