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Some areas in Shurijo Castle Park open after fire


Sonohyan Utaki Ishimon (Stone Gate of Sonohyan Utaki)

1-7 Mawashi-cho, Shuri, Naha City
Tel: 098-886-2020
Hours: 24 hours
Open daily
Admission: Free

Sonohyan Utaki Ishimon is a Ryukyu limestone gate constructed where prayers were said for the safety of the king when he traveled. Even today, the spot is frequented by many locals, including Okinawan shamans called noro, due to its spiritual nature.

Shurijo Castle Festival (Ryukyu Dynasty Parade and Ryukyu Dynasty Festival in Shuri)


Mid-Autumn Celebration

ちんすこう本舗新垣菓子店 首里寒川店

Chinsuko-honpo Arakaki kashiten, Shuri Samukawa branch

1-81-8 Samukawa, Shuri, Naha City
Tel: 098-886-6236
Hours: 9:30-18:30 *Sun until 17:30
Closed: New Year's holiday


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Naha Shuri Castle

1-132-1 Yamagawa, Shuri
Tel: 098-886-5454


Spring Meat Festival at DoubleTree by Hilton Naha Shuri Castle


Zuisen Distillery Co., Ltd.

1-35 Shuri Sakiyama-cho, Naha
Tel: 098-884-1968
Hours: 9:00-17:20
Closed: 2nd & 4th Sat, Sun and holidays

Okinawa’s Endless Summer

‘Celebrating the 200th Anniversary of Basil Hall’s Visit to Okinawa’

Mid-Autumn Celebration

Shurijo Castle Music Festival