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Nakagusuku Castle Ruins

Travel Guide - Nakagusuku Castle Ruins

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Nakagusuku Castle stands on the summit of a mountain in Nakagusuku village. It is considered one of the most famous Gusuku (Okinawan castles or fortresses) in Okinawa and also a designated World Heritage site. It is said that the legendary Ryukyuan commander, Gosamaru, built the fortress in the early 15th century. The six courtyards of this fortress with stacked stone walls make it a typical example of a Gusuku.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 8:30 - 17:00 (October - April)
  • 8:30 - 18:00 (May - September)

ClosedClosed

  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 400 yen (General, Adult)
  • 300 yen (Student)
  • 200 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 60 minutes from Naha Bus Terminal by the #30 bus. Get off at Kuba Bus stop, then walk 15 minutes.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 503, Ogusuku, Kitanakagusuku-son Nakagami-gun, Okinawa, 901-2402

TweetsTweets

kamigeist @kamigeist - 2019-11-10
@mondomascots Gosamaru is the mascot of Nakagusuku-jo, a castle in the southern prefecture of Okinawa. He is modele… https://t.co/z6MXogOytj
jenny the bobasaur @daisukebes - 2019-11-08
This castle ruin on Okinawa is next to what would have been Nakagusuku Hotel. It was abandon during construction, w… https://t.co/98TCJ0gFWa
Ryan Goh @RyanGZY - 2019-11-03
Visiting Nakagusuku Castle since we didn’t manage to visit Shuri Castle. Loving the scenery and view. Anyway, the p… https://t.co/bEtkKgfohq
cønner @conner_anhalt - 2019-11-03
@NewbieOmega @AestheticsJapan Lol how could you remember Nakagusuku castle over Shuri castle
Alfred Studwell @NewbieOmega - 2019-11-01
@AestheticsJapan My mother remembered the name of this castle when I told her about this post. She was saddened to… https://t.co/cT2NXRN68H
Stephen Parsons @StephenKParsons - 2019-10-31
@marinamaral2 That’s saddening. Twice destroyed now. It joins Nakagusuku Castle as just ruins. You can feel the… https://t.co/Vq212EyC0G
Stephen Parsons @StephenKParsons - 2019-10-31
@nhk_news That’s saddening. Twice destroyed now. It joins Nakagusuku Castle as just ruins. You can feel the heri… https://t.co/1lmKVjHaDQ
RafterMan @NeosHelios0124 - 2019-10-19
I took this photo of the the Nakagusuku Castle grounds in Okinawa with my phone. Being a photographer isn't always… https://t.co/WqKLxmfTCc
JAMES @KrIoP7zyNBtLgQG - 2019-09-07
The world heritage “Nakagusuku Castle Ruins” is an old castle that was devastated by the castle owner. Approaching… https://t.co/pCFBDF2RRT
Kelly Zenkerella @ClubZee - 2019-08-04
In 2000 the neighbouring Nakagusuku Castle became a UNESCO world heritage site. As the hotel is just 50m from it, m… https://t.co/77FVXTWvHA
s @sandvirin - 2019-07-07
Just posted a photo @ Nakagusuku Castle https://t.co/u0Zi2v7dbb
DarkTaurus @DarkTaurusYT - 2019-06-14
Throw back #nakagusuku #okinawa #japan #castle #travel #fredbear #darktaurus https://t.co/o5ldvhjJsV
DarkTaurus @DarkTaurusYT - 2019-05-23
Visiting an ancient castle!
#castle #worldheritage #nakagusuku #fnaf #okinawa #japan #fredbear #darktaurus #travel… https://t.co/faV875574w
S. J. Pajonas @spajonas - 2019-05-21
Nakagusuku Castle ruins Okinawa Japan...loved all the castle ruins and history https://t.co/pF3tK6t80L
DarkTaurus @DarkTaurusYT - 2019-05-20
Where am I? Final Boss stage?
#castle #nakagusuku #worldheritage #heritage #field #fredbear #fnaf #darktaurus @ Na… https://t.co/hsUYKH2k2f
Okinawanderer @okinawanderer - 2019-05-18
Wow!! You can find the famous ruins of Hotel (just leisure pool) was running in the movie which is located at just… https://t.co/nChixVgVOf
Alex Kirk @kingkirk53 - 2019-05-05
SEMI FINAL DAY 2! Nice of @worldwad to finally show up. Let’s go alvark_tokyo @ Nakagusuku Castle https://t.co/1Eo4OaGLzV
JG @JG_SWFL - 2019-04-22
@Militarydotcom i lived a couple blocks away from building 2283 (in kadena heights) as a teenager ('93-'97).we'd sk… https://t.co/jaVEx9fUxi
🌙 쫑 달 🌙 @rewindjh - 2019-04-21
✈️ TRAVEL WITH SHINEE THREAD 🍴
📍Nakagusuku Castle
Who? Taemin
Where? Okinawa, Japan
📋 Taemin came here for Portrait… https://t.co/wzTLCe7I2I
The Okinawa Memories Initiative @ucsc_omi - 2019-04-06
Sunflowers aren’t usually seen anytime but the summer and late fall but on Okinawa, they can be spotted during the… https://t.co/VbIUOS3DFI
Lonni J Friedman @netllama - 2019-03-10
Just posted a photo @ Nakagusuku Castle https://t.co/MbbYmYWlNy
Swami @michelleashleyx - 2019-03-04
Visited another castle, all original brick, with amazing views of the Pacific Ocean. #justtouristthings @ Nakagusuk… https://t.co/Gch2kYLE1V
denpa @1denpa - 2019-01-12
Used the toll road for the first time in japan! Now going to look at the nakagusuku castle ruins
V @zetrl - 2018-12-15
the actual world heritage site - nakagusuku castle https://t.co/8UYPt6tmfB
Herman Johansen @herman_johansen - 2018-12-05
The Nakagusuku Castle ruins in Okinawa. Amazing. #japan #history #architecture #buildings #castle #travel… https://t.co/wWKyqpcIRS
グラディス @glagratan - 2018-12-02
Visited World Heritage sites Nakajin Castle Site in the northern area, Katsuren Castle Site and Nakagusuku Castle S… https://t.co/VvKqgweRvS
Rob Kajiwara 🎃 @robkajiwara - 2018-10-16
Ryukyu fact of the day: When the first Americans (Commodore Matthew Perry) came to #Okinawa they were impressed wit… https://t.co/NAbJl2xvQP
AAAAAAAAAA @annaeready - 2018-10-15
nakagusuku castle. aug 2018. yeah.
(the same place as the previous image just... further away) https://t.co/hhZV9MqtqZ
AAAAAAAAAA @annaeready - 2018-10-15
okinawa fact: there r. a lot of vending machines. there are least 11 vending machines in all of okinawa.
taken @ t… https://t.co/VdoB9VFEFJ
AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA @annaeready - 2018-10-15
nakagusuku castle. aug 2018. yeah.
(the same place as the previous image just... further away) https://t.co/hhZV9MqtqZ

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