Shurijo Castle and City Historical Sites Tour

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Tamaudun (Sightseeing duration about 20 minutes)

Tamaudun is a large Royal Mausoleum of the Ryukyu Kingdom, built in 1501 by King Sho Shin (1476-1526) Third King of the Second Sho Dynasty. Tamaudun has been registered as "Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu” World Heritage by Unesco in December 2000.

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Shurijo Castle Park (Sightseeing duration about 50 minutes)

Shuri Castle is a Ryukyuan Gusuku (Castle)
Between 1429 and 1879 it was the Ryukyu Kingdom's Palace.
It is said that Shurei Gate was built by Sho Sei Dinasty (1527 to 1555)
Suimuikan, Shuri Castle Park Rest Center. It was an important place of King worship. Kankaimon - built around 1477–1500 during the reign of King Shō Shin. Kankai means "welcome", the gate was named to express welcome to the Chinese Emperor‘s envoys who visited Shuri. Zuisenmon - means "splendid and auspicious spring gate", located near Ryuhi and probably built around 1470.
Designated by Unesco as World Heritage "Gusuku and related heritage group of Ryukyu Kingdom" in December 2000.

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Kinjo-cho Ishi-Tatami paving (Kinjo Town Stone-paved Path( Sightseeing duration about 30 minutes)

In the 16th century Kinjo Town stone-paved path served as a main communication road that lead from Shuri Castle to Naha Port and the southern part of Okinawa main island.
Currently, only about 300 meters of stone-paved path remain as it averted damage from wartime destruction. Alongside the path, red
tile roof traditional houses lineup, and one can even sense the Ryukyu Kingdom's Period history. It has been selected as one of
100 Japanese roads.

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Shikina-En ( Shikina Garden) (Sightseeing duration about 40 minutes)

Shikina Garden was the Ryukyu Royal family's Villa. It was used for the royal family's recreation and the reception place for the Chinese Emperor called Sappo-shi. It was constructed in the end of eighteenth century with the purpose to enjoy the season changing beautiful landscape while walking around the pond. It is a Circular Style Garden (Kaiyūshiki Garden)
Designated by Unesco as World Heritage "Gusuku and Related Heritage Group of Ryukyu Kingdom" in December 2000.

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Okinawa Prefectural Museum

The Prefectural Art Museum is attached.
The structure’s appearance resembles Ryukyu Castles (World Heritage)
The Museum has been built imitating the Ryukyu Limestone, so Okinawa can be fully understood. In the exhibits you can appreciate the Ryukyu archipelago’s nature with many unique living organisms, the unique history and culture established by the Kingdom and folk customs, fine arts, crafts, among others.

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It is an interesting short bus tour visiting World Heritage "Gusuku and Related Heritage Group of Ryukyu Kingdom" historic sites in Naha City

Package Tour Shuri Castle Park and Historical Sites.

Departure time 13:00
Time required 4hours.
Service day Every day of the year
※Shikina-en is closed pn every Wednesday. We will go Okinawa Prefectual Museum for substitution of Shiknina-en.However, if the Wednesday is a holiday, we held a tour as usual and we substitute operation on Thursday.

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Course map, click here

Fare
Adults 4,000 Yen
Child (6 years old-under 12 years old) 3,000 Yen
Infant (5 years old or under) Free for a infant. Child fee for second infant.
※Tour fare includes an admission fee of Tamaudun, Shuri Castle Park and Shikina-en.(An admission fee of Okinawa Prefectual Museum when Shikina-en is closed)

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【Suspended services of sightseeing day tour and package tour.】

Please understand that there is a case to suspend services of tour because of the wether (typhoon) or other reasons.

 

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We do not compensate you for damages  with the following case.

・The disease and injury due to negligence of the customer at the place you get off for sightseeing.

・Acts that violate public decency.

・The damage caused by transportation or blame other than ourselves.

※There is the case that a delay occurs by road conditions.

※Please notice that we may not service and not able to come back on time depending on the traffic situation.ay occurs by      road conditions.

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Shurijo Castle and City Historical Sites Tour

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