During Japan’s Sengoku “Warring States” era (1467-1615), castles were constructed, bolstered and fortified all across the Japanese archipelago, resulting in approximately 5,000 individual keeps.
High above the shimmering blue sea, the ruins of Nakagusuku Castle offer a stunning view of both the eastern and western coasts of Okinawa’s main island.
Search Okinawa, and the internet shows up enduring battles between the United States and Japan over its military bases on the island, or one of the last major battles of World War II.
Okinawa, one of the most popular beach resorts in the whole of Japan. Its emerald blue seas and white sand beaches attract people from all over the country. Once the Ryukyu Kingdom, Okinawa has a unique culture and history that differs from the mainland. Here in this article Tsunaga Japan is going to introduce 50 great things to do in Okinawa.
Source: 50 Things to Do in Okinawa
Source: The Ryukyu Castles of Okinawa
Nakagusuku Village is the second in Japan in terms of population density, following Kitanakagusuku Village, and has also been a key community dating to the 15th century.