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The Tadashi inside where splendid Eika of the kingdom era revives

Emperor's chair which the king sits down on. "Difference floor" (usasuka)

  • Emperor's chair which the king sits down on. "Difference floor" (usasuka)
  • Emperor's chair which the king sits down on. "Difference floor" (usasuka)

Emperor's chair which the king sits down on. "Difference floor" (usasuka)

Emperor's chair which the king sits down on. "Difference floor" (usasuka)

Emperor's chair "difference floor" (usasuka) where the king sits

The Shurijo Castle main shrine inside and the sculpture almost the crystal which built original Ryukyu culture, Ryukyu decoration while coming under an influence of China and both Japanese. The first-floor difference floor where the second-floor difference floor, king and chief vassals whom line special event of royal family was carried out for attended, and important ceremony and meeting were performed. Because pillar which dragon of money and five colors of clouds color, and was paved with high technique is built, it is revealed that it is the most symbolic place by Shurijo Castle.


"Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu" where it was enrolled in cultural heritage as the eleventh world heritage in Japan.

Remains of an ancient structure built before the 17th century were registered with world heritage as Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu in December, 2000. From Tadashi the first floor, we can look at historical remains of an ancient structure directly.


Where was the portrait "re-painting china" (we obtain) of King of Ryukyu?

Portrait of the king is displayed on wall of Shurijo Castle Park south palace. These are called "re-painting china" (we obtain), and King of each generation Ryukyu is portrait which was drawn when it was passed away. It was re-painting china displayed in Shurijo Castle Park, but, in fact, it was not in castle, and there was now in temple called Enkaku-ji Temple (or we do not obtain lottery) in the north side of Shurijo Castle.

  • Continuance is history essay "castle story"

    Castle story

Shurijo Castle Park exhibition information

[golden palace special exhibition room]

Shurijo Castle Park Uchihara areas opening of the park memory exhibition "religious service tool ~ of figurehead - Tadashi of celebration"
From Friday, February 1, 2019 to Thursday, April 11

"Uchihara" was place that women who served the king and family and King, queen lived for for the Ryukyu kingdom era. We display musical instruments of Goza comfort (indoor orchestral music of Ryukyu) that is indispensable in decoration tool used for New Year holidays in Shurijo Castle main shrine and ceremony, courtesy, and book exhibition introduces in commemoration of opening of the park of Uchihara areas again to celebrate this time for the New Year of the old calendar.

[south palace special exhibition room on the second floor]

Shurijo Castle Park plan exhibition "design - flower, plant ~ of Ryukyu"
From Friday, February 22, 2019 to Thursday, April 18
Art industrial art object to be transmitted through in the present age from the Ryukyu kingdom era. We colored life of ceremony and the king and family with samurai antecedents in Shurijo Castle and took role that was important to diplomacy with China or Japan. Please enjoy design of flower and plant expressed by picture and book trace, dyeing and weaving, lacquerware, earthenware.

We do exhibition!

Plan exhibition gallery talk holding

We comment on plan exhibition by professional staff. Do you not hear profundity of Ryukyu culture at this opportunity?

  • [Time and place] We will tell as soon as we are selected
  • 【Application】 South palace, golden palace (as for the meeting, the first-floor south palace)
  • [Seating capacity] 20 first arrival
  • 【Capacity】 Approximately 150 people / session
Plan exhibition "kokosanfu of Ryukyu" gallery talk holding

Shurijo Castle for free guide

If know, become interesting more and yet more, was so! But, it is full

Through guide, we can rediscover charm of Okinawa by knowing Shurijo Castle and the history of Ryukyu kingdom deeply.
In the case of visiting, please use.

Shurijo Castle for free guide

[voice of customer who participated]

  • After participating in free guide, children were pleased that explanation of guide was very splendid, too. Thank you very much.
  • Commentary of guide was fun clearly, too. It turned around slowly again, but was able to enjoy double than we observed commonly.
  • Shurijo Castle for free guide
  • Shurijo Castle for free guide

Usage guidance of kusarikorekan

  • Usage guidance of kusarikorekan
  • Usage guidance of kusarikorekan

You can enjoy atmosphere at the time of going while tasting tea and cake.

kusarikorekan was said to be facility which it was waiting room of prince, and invited people of various positions in the Ryukyu Heian period, and talked.

It is now in paid experience-based facility which can taste traditional cake and tea of the Ryukyu kingdom era in kusarikorekan.
In addition, natural beauty spot of country can look at appointed wonderful Ryukyu garden from kusarikorekan.
Please enjoy atmosphere at the time of going.

  • Business hours: From 9:30 to 18:00 (last order 17:30)
  • 【Capacity】 310 yen per person

Museum shop in "Kita"

  • Museum shop in "Kita"
  • Museum shop in "Kita"

We have traditional industrial art object of Okinawa, original goods and aim at assortment of goods which can take the lingering sound home with it as "thing" to customer who observed Shurijo Castle.
As product of ceramic ware and Ryukyu glass is enriched, please drop in.

Paid area information

Admission rate

Target area: Tadashi, hoshimmon, south palace, guard station, study, kusarikorekan, golden palace, kiman, attendant crew room, inner study, Kita

  Adult Average person (high school student) Child (elementary, junior high student): Under 6 years old
The public (less than 20 people) 820 yen 620 yen 310 yen Approximately 150 people / session
Group (more than 20 people) 660 yen 490 yen 250 yen
Annual passport 1,640 yen 1,240 yen 620 yen  

Opening time (pay area)

Target area: Tadashi, hoshimmon, south palace, guard station, study, kusarikorekan, golden palace, kiman, attendant crew room, inner study, Kita

Period Opening time The admission ticket sale deadline
From April to June From 8:30 to 19:00 18:30
From July to September 8:30 to 20:00 19:30
From October to November From 8:30 to 19:00 18:30
From December to March From 8:30 to 18:00 17:30

※From parking lot to kembaisho, it takes approximately 10 minutes. Please be careful on the purchase with admission ticket.
Please confirm here for parking lot opening time.


Whole map of facility

Shurijo Castle Park facility guidance map

  • ※When person receiving grant of certificate of the physically disabled, nursing notebook, mental patient health welfare notebook has you show notebook in kembaishomadokuchi, it becomes free. In addition, per one person having the notebook mentioned above, we can enter to one caregiver free.
  • ※About more than 20 groups, please buy in a mass in kembaishomadokuchi.
  • ※In the case of the purchase, we may ask for the presentation of identification of social position (driver's license, student identification card) with admission ticket in kembaisho.
  • ※Please see this about the use of credit card and electronic money in detail