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Address: 503 Ogusuku, Nakagami-gun, Kitanakagusuku-son 901-2314, Okinawa Prefecture
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Nakagusuku Castle is visible evidence of the Ryukyu kingdom and is a...

Nakagusuku Castle is visible evidence of the Ryukyu kingdom and is a perfect reflection of that period of time in Okinawa’s history.The natural rocks and the land surrounding the castle are in perfect harmony with the curving walls, this amazing feat allows us to appreciate the masonry skills of this ancient time.

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If you have to choose from all the castle ruins on Okinawa, this is the one

One of the better-preserved ruins on Okinawa island, Nakagusuku is easily accessible and offers wonderful ocean views in exchange for a small ticket fee and a short uphill walk.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
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Bali, Indonesia
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Bali, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

One of the better-preserved ruins on Okinawa island, Nakagusuku is easily accessible and offers wonderful ocean views in exchange for a small ticket fee and a short uphill walk.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful ruins to see. Takes about 45 minutes to see everything. Has some amazing views. Affordable and was an easy walk.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

This was definitely a wonderful spot. It was so much bigger than we thought it was, the exploring was ongoing. I'm also a photographer, so I loved that aspect of it. But it has GORGEOUS views and you even get to climb to the top of the castle, which of course is a breathtaking sight. It's definitely worth the visit.... More 

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Uster, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

on our way to the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, we stop at this site, small and easy to walk around has a great view and there was a staff member who was very informed to told us about the small temple and other interesting things about the ruins. Very glad that we stopped there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited this site on a whim and were so glad we did! It had the right mix of preservation and places that were a little more Indiana jones with amazing views of the island and sea views. Definitely a must visit on Okinawa

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Honolulu
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Considered one of the best preserved ruins of the 300 or so castle ruins in Okinawa. A short ride from the large Aeon Mall shopping area. They have a nice English brochure. The walkways are steep in some areas and some of the limestone pathways are fairly rutted and the rocks are spaced apart so one must be careful. Nice... More 

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stanv
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Truly a great place to visit. The history is amazing and the views are phenomenal. The park is clean and kept in good condition. Be aware - no dogs.

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Jeju, South Korea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

We did this ruin before going to Shurijo Castle and it provided a nice contrast the the full reconstruction of Shurijo. There has been reconstruction here of course but only partial so you get the feel of being in a part of history and can use your imagination to fill in the gaps. Entry 300Y adults. We walked from Nakamura-Ke... More 

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Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

This castle reconstruction is a must see site. The views from atop can not be beat. Kids will enjoy the climb and adults will be intrigued by the history and the natural suroundings. This is a great location for family photos.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Loved our morning at the castle ruins. Small fee for entrance. The views of the two oceans are incredible. Pretty vegetation and architecture.

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