See the impressive setting and learn about the rich history of Naminoue-gu Shrine, a place of worship set high on a bluff overlooking the ocean and a beach. Legend has it a fisherman founded the shrine here to mark the spot where he caught a glowing stone that improved his hauls. Given its dramatic coastal position, the Shinto shrine's dedication to the sea and nirai kanai, the source of life, makes sense, as does its historical connection with fishermen and sailors, with maritime workers coming here to ask for protection and safe passage. Dating back to at least the 14th century, the shrine was destroyed during the battle of Okinawa in 1945, and has been rebuilt and added to during the post-war era. A visit to Naminoue-gu Shrine represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Naha visit planning website to plot your vacation.
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宮上宮は、沖縄の総鎮守です。6月の早朝（7時頃）に参拝しました。数組の人が参拝していました。昨年２月に参拝した時は、一部工事中でブルーシートがしてありましたが、今回は、工事は終了して；いました。ゆっくり参拝することができました。狛犬がシーサーは沖縄ならではではないでしょうか。崖の上の姿はｇｏｏｄな風景でもあります。 more »Miyagami-no-Miya is the general guardian of Okinawa. I visited the shrine in the early morning of June (around 7 o'clock). A few sets of people were visiting the shrine. When I visited the shrine in February last year, there was a blue sheet under construction, but this time, the construction was finished. I was able to visit the shrine slowly. If the dog is a seaser in Okinawa, isn't it? The appearance on the cliff is also a good scenery.
那覇唯一のビーチの上にある神社。見晴らし良くてたいへん気持ち良い。昔の神様も見たであろう景色を見ながらまったりきているとなんだか心が現れます。 more »A shrine on the only beach in Naha. The view is good and very pleasant. My heart appears when I'm still looking at the scenery that gods of the past would have seen.
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