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Data ID 470100112
Name of film commission Okinawa Film Office
Location Nanjo city, Okinawa prefecture
Date photographed 09/2001
Time photographed Daytime
Weather photographed Fine
Description Okinawa’s most important sacred place is seated overlooking the Chinen peninsula. The site is said to have been made by the legendary creator, Amamikiyo. It is known as a sacred grove for prayer facing the island of gods, Kudaka. At time of inauguration of the Ryukyu supreme priestess, the Kikoe Ogimi, she came here to offer her first prayers in a ceremony called Oaraori. Two giant pieces of stone forming a reverse V form the entrance of the prayer site that faces Kudaka Island.
Era of location (facility) Nothing
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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