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Different from the Mainland Japan castles so it's quite interesting. This one clearly shows a lot... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Honolulu, Hawaii
Beautiful grounds

The castle is spread out over quite a large area and requires some effort to see its full extent... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
Singapore, Singapore
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1-2 Shurikinjocho, Naha 903-0815, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Different from the Mainland Japan castles so it's quite interesting. This one clearly shows a lot of Chinese influence, from their architecture style to the use of colors on their buildings. Regardless, it's still nice to know the history of this castle. There are lots...More

Thank phalanxye
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the first Japanese Castle I have visited, I was very impressed even though most of the castle has been restored and work is still going on, it is very authentically restored. It has been designated a World Heritage site it preserves cultural and...More

Thank grumpee-58
Reviewed 12 June 2018

If you are going to visit Shurijo Castle, you may as well spend some time exploring this park. Good for a stroll around and taking in the history and scenery.

Thank Pang O
Reviewed 2 June 2018

The castle is spread out over quite a large area and requires some effort to see its full extent. This means quite a bit of walking, which may be tough on a hot and humid day. The castle has been restored and is in very...More

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

This place is reasonably accessible by a ten minute fairly easy walk and the setting is very impressive as it overlooks the surrounding area and dominates the skyline. Once inside the castle there is degree of opulence in the displays of thrones and artifacts from...More

Thank Bernard R
Reviewed 19 April 2018

I enjoyed the visit to Shurijo Castle with historic castle, shrine, and gate. However, for me the highlight of the visit was the walk to the top to view the panoramic view of the city. This by far was the best part of the visit....More

Thank jazsacher
Reviewed 19 April 2018

The castle park is huge and unfortunately on the day of our visit, the cold wind was a bit too much for us to bear and we left only after an hour or so. The park is well kept and it has got beautiful flora...More

Thank Matthew L
Reviewed 9 April 2018

The renovations of the entrance to the castle is completed and the bright colors and restored artwork is stunning. Best time to take a photo to capture the restorations. The ability to walk through the Japanese envoys quarters and having traditional sweets is a great...More

Thank BYamamoto
Reviewed 2 April 2018

There is lots of pleasant walking you can do in the park surrounding the castle. Unfortunately we were there on a rainy day, so did not get around much of it. There is a lookout point from where you can see the city of Naha...More

Thank roaming_kiwi58
Reviewed 13 March 2018

This is one of the MUST see sights in NAHA, OKINAWA. There are packaged tour to the SHURIJO CASTLE; but it is easily reach by Public Transport and cost MUCH LESS. The park is quite spacious, but most visitors just zero to the MAIN BUILDING...More

Thank 313globetrotter
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