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“Under reconstruction castle”
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Shurijo Castle
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Private Okinawa Custom One-Day Tour by Chartered Vehicle
Ranked #1 of 180 things to do in Naha
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Suita, Japan
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Under reconstruction castle”
Reviewed December 26, 2013

Shuri castle has the potential to be more interesting but at the time of my visit it had large parts under reconstruction. The blend of Japanese and Chinese architecture and art was really interesting. It is worth seeing if you are in the region. I would recommend going to the nearby monorail station and approach the castle from there. Climbing the hill was quite perilous and I would not want to do the same climb in full summer.

Visited December 2013
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Hong Kong, China
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“For a half day Tour”
Reviewed December 24, 2013

Naha doesn't like other place in Japan, Maybe this city is occupied by US Army for a long time, so you can't feel the Japan style here, only like a vacation area. For Shuri, if you have much more spare time in Naha, it is a place that you can spend 1 or 2 hours here. By walking from the Shuri Station it takes about 15mins, it you have bought the 1 day pass for bus and mono rail, you can take the bus directly form Naha or if you want to save more time you can take the monorail to Shuri Station first then change bus from Shuri Station. Only if you want to visit the temple inside you have to buy ticket, otherwise you can to see the Naha city by going up to the top .

Visited December 2013
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Tokyo
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550 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 298 helpful votes
“Ryuukyuu Palace on a hill”
Reviewed December 22, 2013

This is a palace of Ryuukyuu when Ryuukyuu was still independent territory.
Destroyed badly in the Second World War but now completely restored
The area is very good place to walk.
Please come and enjoy the area.


Visited October 2013
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Taipei, Taiwan
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“Not that interesting to see”
Reviewed December 17, 2013

Sun goes down early in December and got to this location late; Then it started raining. I think it is more of a temple stock than a castle to see. Just was not worth the time to get to it.

Visited December 2013
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Bangkok, Thailand
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“You don't wanna miss the afternoon tea session!!”
Reviewed December 7, 2013 via mobile

With an extra fee 300 Yen, you will go back in time when princes and princesses treated their guests in their small rooms by the Japanese style garden.

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