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Sightseeing in Okinawa

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“From the 15th century until the 19th century, Okinawa was an independent kingdom, known as the Ryukyu Kingdom. For around 450 years, the country thrived as a center of overseas trade. In 2000, Shuri Castle was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage site. If you are looking to learn about the Rykyu culture and history, this is the place to go. ”
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“Nakijin castle ruins are the historical remnats of Okinawan fortress and designated as a world heritage site.”
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“This place is one of seven Utaki, which is the sanctuaries created by Amamikiyo, the Goddess of Ryukyu Kaibyaku (Okinawan legend). The inaugural ceremony of the highest rank pythoness “Kikoe-okimi” is believed to have held here. This is the most sacred place in Okinawa that worshipped by many people today. It was registered as a World Heritage in 2000. Getting through Sangui, the worship site made of two huge rocks, you can see Kudaka Island.”
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“Zakimi Castle is a Ryukyuan gusuku in Yomitan, Okinawa. It is in ruins, but the walls and foundations have been restored.”
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“Sonohyan-utaki Stone Gates is sacred place to which the king of the Ryukyu Kingdom would come to worship. The stone karahafu gates are a particular feature of the site. Before leaving on travels, the king would visit the Sonohyan-utaki to pray for safety on his journey. It was registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 200 ”
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