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All reviews cherry blossoms world heritage small museum castle ruins nice walk early february culture center unesco heritage site stone walls take photos aquarium steps period explanation ocean view okinawa
It’s good to see the other part of history of this castle era period. Relaxing and nature 🌺 Besides the castle ruins stands the Nakijin Village History and Culture Center with a small museum displaying items unearthed on the castle grounds, such as Chinese pottery,...More
Given that this is a UNESCO world heritage site and that it is only 7km away from the aquarium, we decided to drop by.
When we were there, work will still ongoing to unearth the artefacts.
There is an air of serenity about the place....More
This is a tidy, well-groomed site. We walked under trees and enjoyed ocean views with a gentle breeze blowing.
Historical references were in English. I read all but did not get a clear sense of clan or political development relative to Japan and China during...More
This is just another castle ruins but the view from top is magnificent. Worth to visit and probably will take maximum 1 hour. There is parking available too. The weather was so hot and prepare to walk uphill for sometime.
Being a UNESCO World Heritage site I was quite keen to visit this castle whilst in Okinawa. Unfortunately it was a rainy day when I was there so the experience wasn't quite as good as it might otherwise have been. The castle is fairly small...More
The refreshments sold there aren’t great, really bad bitter coffee. However the walk around the UNESCO heritage site is really nice, peaceful, not too long, and has great views. Can spend around 30-40mins here.
We travelled almost 4 hours by local bus from Naha to this ruins and we're disappointed. Compared to the ruins of other countries, this can be a miss.
Also would not recommend backpackers to buy the Okinawan tourist bus pass as you will travel on...More
It was late afternoon when we reached the Ruins and we were glad as it would had been overly sunny in the unsheltered ruins. The walk was Super scenic and it took some imagination to visualise how the castle used to look at. We only...More