Facility which is available in Shurijo Castle Park and service

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Facility which is available in Shurijo Castle Park and service

Way to main shrine

Shureimon (shureimon)

Meaning that "shurei" is meaning to "follow courtesy" and "is country where Ryukyu respects courtesy." It is erected in Chinese pailou format.

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enhiokubugotakeishimon (sonohyanutakiishimon)

It is place of worship which we prayed for safely when the king goes out with building made with Ryukyu limestone. Form becomes the gate, but, not the gate which people go along, is, so to speak, place that should be also known as "gate of worship" to God.

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The pleasant meeting gate (kankaimon)

At the first front gate contained in castle (jokaku) of Shurijo Castle, "pleasant meeting" (kankai) means that we welcome.

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zuisemmon (zuisemmon)

It is meaning called "excellent happy spring" with "zuisen". Spring in the right side was called "dragon gutter" (ryuhi) for the sake of the gate and was named for that.

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The wide fortune gate (happy thing)

"Wide fortune" means, "we let fortune spread out". Another name "long gate of a palace" (nagaujo). Building itself has function of the gate and is characteristic of castle gate of Shurijo Castle.

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hoshimmonzen (hoshimmommae)

Another name "you pride gate of a palace" (you are proud cormorant fisherman). They went, and, in the left side (the north side), room, the right side (the south side) that handled the receipt and disbursement such as medicine, tea, cigarette in "Osamu" (do not pat) were used for at the time of ceremony of the inside of a castle for "you pride".

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The graduations of a water clock gate (roukokumon)

"Water clock" means in Chinese with "graduations of a water clock" (roukoku). At the third gate, it is also known as another name "basket residence se gate of a palace" (cormorant fisherman) here.

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Shuri forest building booking shop

Please enjoy delicious ice cream or Shurijo Castle Park original product.

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Around main shrine

West azana (irinoazana)

In watchtower stand built in the west of castle of about 130m above sea level, we can survey Kerama Islands on state of town and Naha Port of Naha and the distance horizon from here.

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In Kyoto (in today)

In Mitake of Kyoto, God women (dumplings) such as buntokudaikun (hear you) and large amushirare located in the top of Ryukyu's original faith prayed to God for royal family prosperity, voyage security, rich harvest here.

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mokueimon (we flatter and come thing)

This gate is the gate used as import tongue of material only at the time of restoration construction of Shurijo Castle. It was usually blockaded by piling-stones and we removed that only at the time of construction to be carried out at frequency once in several years and used. Route for wheelchair is maintained now.

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tsugiyomon (keiseimon)

tsugiyomon is, so to speak, rear gate at the gate of the east side of Shurijo Castle. "We lay, and this tsugiyomon alias says next gate of a palace" (cormorant fisherman) at the gate of outer fence. Two monuments were built on both sides of the gate, and purpose built in 1544 was written in those days for Japanese pirates (let's be heated) which raged. The gate was restored in 1998 (10, Heisei).

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Shuri forest building (we do)

"Shuri forest building" is facility for information display and break in information center of Shurijo Castle Park.

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Parking lot (chushajo)

We offer bus (micro) 20 at the minimum - up to 46, parking lot space for normal car 50 at the minimum - up to 116.
Bus parking lot, the second floor under the ground become bus and general parking lot, but the first floor under the ground usually changes each car accommodation number depending on the congestion situation in package tour season. Please cooperate. There is private parking lot in the outskirts, too.

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General bureau (we measure up)

Mainly on facility guidance in Shurijo Castle Park, we cope about history of Shurijo Castle and guidebook of the whole Okinawa to be able to help customer as much as possible.
In addition, as well as guidebook, we perform rental of wheelchair free.
Please call casually to general bureau if you may have a problem what it is.

Restaurant Shuri forest building (we breathe and turn)

You can enjoy mainly on Ryukyu dishes.
We have menu that you can enjoy meal to wide customer who corresponded to Muslim and vegetarian in peace.

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Cafe dragon gutter (ryuhi)

You can enjoy coffee, ice cream casually while overlooking Naha city.
You can enjoy tropical drink and light meal to be on the first floor of the Shuri forest building, and to be able to heal fatigue after park walk while enjoying background of Naha.

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Shop colorfully-dyed pattern (bottles)

It is on the first floor of the Shuri forest building and prepares Shurijo Castle Park original product, excellent prefectural product. We handle folk crafts made based on traditional craft.

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Shop colorfully-dyed pattern B1 (bottles)

It is on Shuri forest building the first floor of the basement and is next to parking lot and is store where you can drop in at casually.
We sell drink and Okinawa limitation cake, towel, hat, umbrella.

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Lawn open space (lawn open space)

It is open space of lawn as spaciousness in front of the Shuri forest building.

Neighboring cultural assets

It is old, and, in facility in Shurijo Castle Park, landmark architecture and historic spot inherited from the kingdom era lie scattered.

Benzai sanctuary of God (bezaitendo)

In "Benzai sanctuary of God", there was * (pine) in goddess, Sarasvati of water which controlled voyage security. Building was erected to put hosatsuzokei (hosatsuzokyo) given at first in 1502 by Korea, but was destroyed by Satsuma invasion of 1609. We restored in 1629 and enshrined image of Sarasvati whom there was in Enkaku-ji Temple then, but moved new image from Satsuma in 1685 because we went to ruin afterwards. However, this was destroyed by the Battle of Okinawa, too and was restored for the next 1,968 years (43, Showa).

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Japanese yen model pond (enkanchi)

In "the Japanese yen model pond", the system is such that spring, rainwater from Shurijo Castle and Enkaku-ji Temple gathers in aquarium made in 1502. In addition, water which overflowed from here flows through neighboring pond "Ryutan Pond" (ryutan). We were destroyed by the Battle of Okinawa, but we were restored in 1968 (43, Showa). The depth of the water of pond is approximately 3 meters.

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Ryu-tan

"Ryutan Pond" (ryutan) is artificial pond made in 1427.
According to Okinawa oldest epitaph "Mt. cheap country tree bloom tree note" (ankokuzanjukabokuki) that has been ever built in this neighborhood, country phase breast machine proceeds to China, and it is said that we learn landscape gardening technology and made this.

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Enkaku-ji Temple

There were temple or palace (udun) (building of the imperial family and vassal) of Buddhism around Shurijo Castle a lot and we were combined with stone wall and thick tree which surrounded mansion and brought on atmosphere of castle town once. Representative thing of temple is "Enkaku-ji Temple" in that.

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