Nakagusuku Castle Ruins

Castle / Ruins of Castle
Nakagusuku Castle Ruins, located on a hill overlooking Nakagusuku Bay, is a Renkaku enclosure-style consisting of six enclosures. The Ryukyu Kingdom is said to have had as many as 300 castles, and Nakagusuku Castle is in the best state of preservation among those castles as well as having a high historical value. The splendid castle wall drawing a beautiful curvy line with laid stones utilizes the natural terrain, and it is registered as a World Heritage Site as well as one of Japan’s top 100 famous castles.

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Okinawa Pref. Nakagamigunkitanakagusukuson Ogusuku 503
8:30-16:30 (Gates shut 17:00) * Opening in a short time due to the influence of the new Corona
open everyday
[Admission fee] [Adult] 400yen [Junior and senior high school students] 300yen [Elementary school students] 200yen
Parking Lot
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Available (Space Available)
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English Menu
Temporary suspension:Closed until May 20, 2020 (Information as of May 5, 2020)
* Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Average budget
[Lunch] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
30-60 minutes
Infant friendly
Yes (no baby stroller)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


  • Neat Ruins, Worth a Visit!
    4.0 Reviewed:2021.04.18
    I visited the castle ruins on a Sunday afternoon and there were not many people here. Entrance price is cheap, 400 Yen. There is not a whole lot of information on the castle, I really want to know...
  • Peaceful
    4.0 Reviewed:2020.03.30
    We visited on a week day in mid March - without not so many tourists at a mild temperature it was a comfortable visit. Despite located in an elevated place, it could be scorching hot during...
  • Lovely promenade
    4.0 Reviewed:2020.02.02
    We drove to this venue in order to visit the ruins. It was a lovely day and the promenade was nice. The ruins were interesting and the views colorful. Nice pictures. Bring comfortable shoes.

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