Okinawa Prefecture is located in the southernmost portion of Japan, and is home to world-class natural beauty as well as the culture and traditional crafts of the former Ryukyu Kingdom.
Symbolic of this is the "Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu", a group of World Heritage Sites comprising of nine heritage sites (Shuri-jō site,Sonohyan-utaki Ishimon,Sēfa-utaki,Tamaudun,Shikinaen,Nakijin-jō site,Nakagusuku-jō site,Zakimi-jō site,Katsuren-jō site). (Registered in December 2000).
By visiting each heritage site, you can sense the development of the Ryukyu Kingdom and the charm of Okinawa Prefecture in a different manner.
Experience the attraction of Okinawa's world heritage sites first hand.