Nakijin Castle

The Nakijin Castle ruins are the remnants of an important castle of the Ryukyu kingdom. Interestingly,  one of the upper levels of the castle was a sacred site accessible only to women in order to maintain the site’s purity. Nowadays, a museum featuring artifacts excavated on the premises of the castle is located next to the ruins. 

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Country: Japan
Area : Kyushu area
Prefecture : Okinawa-ken
City : Nakijin-son
District : Imadomari
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