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Shurikinjocho, Naha 903-0815, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed March 5, 2019

Nearly gave the Tam-u-dun Mausoleum a miss after seeing the number of 'negative' reviews on Trip Advisor (most commenting on the lack of access to the tombs or complaining that there was "nothing much to see" at the Site). On the contrary, I found the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

300 yen for a no English museum- the mausoleum itself is kinda old and cool but it takes two minutes to take it in. Don't bother!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sakura_wingz
Reviewed November 14, 2018

I visited the shurijo castle park and walked around to see anything worth to go, and this place comes up. So I took a chance. There is not much thing to see tbh. You can't go inside any tombs, and you just be able to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JC125JC
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Burial area of upper and ruling class of Ryukyu Kingdom, but these are off the limits for the visitors. What’s to see is very small exhibition with some explanation and general grounds. It costs 300 JPY to enter, way to much for what’s worth.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed August 25, 2018

An UNESCO site; walking distance from the Shuri Castle; an interesting place to visit; entrance fee is inexpensive

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Geraldine F
Reviewed June 2, 2018

This is a fairly small site located close to the Shurijo castle and is easily combined with a visit there. It's a world heritage site so if you're into ticking lists then you may like to visit here. There's also a small museum at the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank KGB777
Reviewed May 17, 2018

It's only a small site and museum, but it was very interesting and informative. You can't go inside of course, but the museum has photos and a detailed scale model of the interior. The surrounding grounds are also very atmospheric. If you're visiting Shuri Castle,...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jubinee
Reviewed January 23, 2018

A simple yet historical mausoleum in the heart of the city. I hope there will be a lot of people to visit this place. The museum is very informative about the details of the series of events for this mausoleum.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank kristel101
Reviewed December 10, 2017

After visiting the Royal Castle, we stopped here to learn about the resting place for the remains of King Sho En of the second Sho dynasty. There are three rooms in the tomb: the center room was for washing the bones, the east room was...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank ITRT
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

For hardcore fans of history. Small... sma~~~~~ll museum and mausoleum site. Entrance inside mausoleum is prohibited of course. Ticket price is 300 yen only. Placed 5-7 min relax walking from the castle gates. Would I recommend it? Yeap. It's close to Shurijou castle and will...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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