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Nakijin Castle Ruins

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Nice sea view from hill

This is just another castle ruins but the view from top is magnificent. Worth to visit and probably... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
EYC10
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Nice relaxing walk around

The refreshments sold there aren’t great, really bad bitter coffee. However the walk around the... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
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5101 Imadomari, Nakijin-son, Kunigami-gun 905-0428, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

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 Historical references were in English.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

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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

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.

1  Thank EYC10
Reviewed 2 June 2018

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

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Loved my visit to Nakijin Castle Remains. It was very peaceful and picturesque. Lots of beautiful scenery and places to take photos for families and couples.

Thank Vivian G
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

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.

2  Thank SSS381
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Eve420
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

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

2  Thank Susan H
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Nice walk with beautiful view of the ocean in northern Okinawa. Reasonable signs in English. Well preserved and interesting site

Thank William T
Reviewed 6 March 2018

We planned our trip so that we could visit during the yearly cherry blossom festival in early February. They would put up lights under the trees and candles along the path so that visitors could enjoy different scenery at night. Compared with other parks in...More

2  Thank TimStHo
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Came up to explore and show new people the island. There are some cherry blossoms but beginning of February was best. It was all pink. Great place to see history

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