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Zakimi-jō site -Zakimi Castle Remains-

座喜味城跡
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Data ID 470100115
Name of film commission Okinawa Film Office
Catchphrase
Location Yomitan village, Okinawa prefecture
Date photographed 09/2001
Time photographed Daytime
Weather photographed Fine
Description Overlooking the west coast on a 125-meter high hill, Zakimi Castle was erected during the 15th century. Around 1422, Gosamaru, then lord of Yamada Castle, four kilometers northeast of Zakimi, build Zakimi Castle by demolishing Yamada Castle and using the stone for his new home. With two terraces, a perimeter of 365 meters, and a total area of 7,385 m2 , it is a medium-scale castle. While the ramparts follow the Aikata masonry technique made of Ryukyu limestone, the arch entrance is pure Nunodzumi-style masonery.
Era of location (facility) Before the Meiji era
Parking TBC
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
Fax:098-859-6222
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