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Katsuren-jō site -Katsuren Castle Remains-

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Data ID 470100109
Name of film commission Okinawa Film Office
Location Uruma city, Okinawa prefecture
Date photographed 10/2004
Time photographed Daytime
Weather photographed Fine
Description Katsuren Castle was built by Lord Amawari in between the 12th and 13th centuries. Amawari raised prosperity by developing rice farming, actively promoting international trade, and positively introducing overseas culture and techniques. However, he was overthrown by the Shuri kings forces in 1458. The castle, overlooking all directions, is built with three enclosures structured in terraces, the fourth one being the highest elevation.
Era of location (facility) Before the Meiji era
Parking available
Contact c/o Okinawa Convention & Visitors Bureau,
Okinawa Industrial Support Center 2F, 1831-1 Oroku, Naha, Okinawa Prefecture 901-0152
Inquiry Phone:098-859-6162


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