UNESCO sites in Okinawa 沖縄の世界遺産

Shuri Castle

Shuri Castle

Shun Oi

The heritage of the Ryukyu Kingdom

Okinawa is already popular for its incredible scenery and white sand beaches. Discover the nine places of the former kingdom of Ryukyu listed as World Heritage Sites.

Katsuren castle ruins

Finally, the most sacred place in Ryukyu's kingdom is undoubtedly Seifa-utaki shrine, southeast of the main island. It was once where religious rites were carried out in the 15th and 16th centuries, but rock formations and caves are all that remain there now. You can admire them, overlooking the sea, and finish your journey of the "Sites of Gusuku and Associated Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu".

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