Zakimi CastleNakagami District, Okinawa Prefecture

Zakimi Castle DATA
Other nameYomitanyama Castle
castle construction1416-1422
address708-6 Zakimi, Yomitan Village, Nakagami District, Okinawa Prefecture
telephone number098-958-3141
Access to Zakimi Castle
About 1 hour by car from Naha Airport.

History of the Ryukyu Kingdom, whose residence is Zakimi Castle

Ryukyu KingdomProspered through trade
The Ryukyu Kingdom was a monarchy that existed in Okinawa Prefecture from 1429 to 1879. It developed through trade with East Asia, particularly China, Southeast Asia, and Japan, and built up its own unique culture. Even now that the kingdom has disappeared, there are still Ryukyu kings in Okinawa.
Ryukyu Kingdom
Ryukyu Kingdom DATA
royal castleZakimi Castle
old areaRyukyu
main kingMr. Takashi
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