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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

Exhibition "kokosanfu of Ryukyu" information

[golden palace special exhibition room]

Goza comfort (annoying calyx) ... Ryukyu musical instrument ... which was given
From Friday, November 30, 2018 to Thursday, January 31, 2019

Because Goza comfort sat in music played in the case of ceremony in King Shuri prefecture in the room and played, it was called "Goza comfort". We are transmitted from China and play musical instrument approximately 20 kinds by various formation. We played even Edo-jo Castle and daimyo's mansion in kokosanfu that it was comfortable apprentice to a priest to have taken the performance and welcomed satsufushi in Shurijo Castle and were indispensable to formula event of Ryukyu. Once was cut off, but in late years various research is carried out, and, in the case of reproduction ceremony including party on the New Year, it is played in Shurijo Castle Park by collapse of kingdom.

[south palace special exhibition room on the second floor]

Ryukyu mission and comfortable apprentice to a priest
From Friday, December 14, 2018 to Thursday, January 31, 2019

We were comprised of boys of around 15-18 years old, and comfortable apprentice to a priest was in charge of dance of music and dancing in one of the posts of Ryukyu mission in kokosanfu in Edo-jo Castle and Satsuma mansion. We were superior in entertainment and book, poetry, tea ceremony in family with samurai antecedents and were an idol-like person because boy of family with samurai antecedents family who was pulchritude was also chosen while being elite. We introduce state of kokosanfu of such them through documents such as precious picture or book.
 

We do exhibition!

Plan exhibition "kokosanfu of Ryukyu" gallery talk holding

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

  • [Date] Saturday, December 22, Saturday, January 5, Saturday, January 19 from 11:00 to 12:00
  • [Location] South palace, golden palace (as for the meeting, the first-floor south palace)
  • [Seating capacity] 20 first arrival
  • [Price] Free
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)
  • [Price] 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 Free
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

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