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Shrikinjocho Stone-Path Road

Shurikinjocho, Naha, Okinawa Prefecture 903-0815, Japan
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Tokyo, Japan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

The oo-akagi along the path are 300 year old trees that survived the bombing and fires of WWII, but the road itself is more interesting-- the texture and it's meandering style make a nice walk down. A bit difficult coming back up!

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Singapore, Singapore
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234 attraction reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I found the path pretty easily, thanks to GoogleMaps. There are plenty of signs pointing to the path too, so no worries even if you don't have WiF -it's very close to Shuri Castle. The path itself is quite rustic, and I really felt like I was taking a walk back in time. I stumbled upon Cafe Madama along the... More

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Honolulu
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176 reviews 176 reviews
42 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

This ancient stone road is easily missed and not clearly marked or publicized as it should be. I heard of this road but only knew where to look for it on this my 4th visit to Shuri Castle. Very interestingly constructed; has a side path where you come across a grove of ancient AKAGI trees, some over 300 years old.... More

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Victoria, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

If you've been the main attraction in the area (Castle) and also took in the tomb adjacent, it's a nice downhill stroll to this interesting stone road. You will pass some little shops and local residents which can take in more of your time before you head to your next site to see. I would recommend you see this at... More

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

The stone-path road is hard to call a fully fledged attraction; it is just an old road. But it does feel like it gives you a small window into what Okinawa may have felt like pre-industrialisation. (Okinawa is now a heavily industrialised island, and so the path actually feels like a bit of a respite). Whilst it is a very... More

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singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

This walk is shown in the Shuri castle brochure as kinjo-cho Stone pavement road. It is along a slope but definitely manageable. As we are short of time, I believed we did walk the entire length. It is a peaceful walk.

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