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Shurijo Castle

1-2 Shurikinjocho, Naha 903-0815, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 98-886-2020
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1-2 Shurikinjocho, Naha 903-0815, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Japan is not a country that is generally accessible to people with disabilities other than those who are blind. Visiting most tourist sites requires climbing up and down many flights of stairs. I was delightfully surprised to discover that Shurijo Castle is a major exception....More

1  Thank Ms_Yokohama2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were there on a Friday morning and there crowd size was alright. We drove there and parked at the underground parking lot. Super cheap. There are parts of the castle that you need to pay (820yen) to enter. We paid to enter and it...More

2  Thank ellycmc7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shurijo Castle was rebuilt after WWII since it was totally destroyed. Nevertheless the reconstructed building gave us an excellent insight on how the king of Okinawa lived. The buildings and entrance gates are really beautiful and a mixture of Chinese and Japanese constructions.

Thank Gust H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent tour of Okinawa Kingdom and reign of Kings and contribution to the Okinawa people. Enjoy the music in the early morning hours - several unique dances with small band featuring Okinawa Instruments - unlike Japan. Last performance may be around 0930 AM. Make sure...More

Thank taikodrummer51
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The castle seems to be a must see place - plenty of tourist buses and also busses with the pupils of every age. Was completely destroyed and completely rebuilt recently. Rather Chinese than Japanese castle style, what is well explainable given the Okinawas kingdom history....More

Thank A_Baden2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love to visit the castle and this one is another place that I love especially quite and clam atmosphere here 😁 recommended!

Thank Tai S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed learning about the restoration and history of Shurijo castle, which was part of the paid section of the visit. When visiting the museum guests were asked to remove shoes, so don't wear old socks with holes. We wished we had visited earlier in the...More

Thank CTTRVL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful construction. Explanations also in English and accessible for handicaped persons at least when inside. ( from the outside access more difficult). Worth visiting.

Thank antonella2308
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best place to learn the historical and cultural background of Okinawa, good for photo taking too.

Thank Meowmeowmeowme
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my family we loved the visit to the castle where we could learn about the Kingdom of Ryukyu long gone after the Japanese took control of the Islands. We enjoyed the tea ceremony there a lot.

Thank PGR05
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Dennislee1985
Hi guys, would like to ask is it convenient to travel around Naha city by public transport? Places of interest I would like to cover will be as follow: 1. Shuri castle 2. Former Japan navy underground HQ 3. Himeyuri monument 4. Ryuku glass mura I will start the journey from Naha cruise pot. Is there any metro station near cruise pot that I can take to any of the place above? And what will be the estimated cost? Appreciate the reply. Thanks
12 August 2016|
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Response from DavidTempleFDR | Reviewed this property |
Hi Traveler: I can honestly say there is a public light rail that goes to the Castle convveniently from Naha, the same light rail from the airport. We went to one cave about 30 minutea by public bus and there are buses... More
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Lizzy C
what's the entry fee for an adult?
12 March 2016|
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Response from Anne F | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure it was approx $8 a person.
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Lizzy C
what's the entry fee for an adult?
12 March 2016|
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Response from Jose P | Reviewed this property |
820 Yen per adult at the main hall gate. Children and elderly have discounts. The sorrounding castle grounds and park are free
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