March 14, 2019

New Area in the Shurijо̄ Castle Park Opens

Filed under: news — okinawacollection @ 2:00 PM

The Shurijо̄ Park in Okinawa announced that it will open a new area which has not been open to the public. The new area will be open in February 2019.

Shurijo Castle Park New Area

“Parts of the Shurijo [sic] Castle grounds which include the Seiden in Shurijo Castle Park have been open to the public since 1992. The long-awaited opening of Ouchibara and other ‘inner world of Shurijo will take place for the first time on February 1, 2019! We hope you will take this opportunity to visit Shurijo Castle to feel the history of Ryukyu and Okinawa.”

Source (in PDF):

The same information in Japanese is available at


The Asahi Shimbun Digital Edition explains the new area with some photographs. (In Japanese only).

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