Katsuren Castle Ruins, Uruma

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Head up the limestone hills to admire the design and history of Katsuren Castle Ruins, part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built around the turn of the 14th century CE, the castle had what has often been called its "golden age" during the middle of the 15th century, when it was ruled by Lord Amawari, a leader who had risen from poverty and adversity to a position of great power. Learn about the history of the site from a number of panels dotted around the ruins, and take a few moments to admire the extensive coastal views offered from this point, 98 m (322 ft) above sea level. Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Uruma fast, fun, and easy.
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  •  The ruins of Katsuren Castle, a World Heritage Site, are on the way to the underwater road, so it's easy to stop by by drive. I stopped by on the recommendation of a friend, but the view is better than I had expected.  Because it is on a hill close to the sea, you can see farther than the altitude.  What I didn't know was that there are many places that can also be power spots, and i'm glad there is a guide board in detail. If you are heading to the underwater road, please stop by all means.
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  • The walls and the blue sky. The blue sea of Okinawa is in the back. I feel the size of the power of the old wealthy. Climb steep places, so you can see them in comfortable shoes.
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  • Got there right as the sun set and it was beautiful! Parking is also super easy and spacious, and it's really not that much of a walk uphill because of stairs and what not, but you can really get a feel do what people had to go through to attack this castle. :)
  • My husband proposed to me here in 2017. This is a beautiful place! God is good.
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