Katsuren Castle

3 Gusuku Castles in Naha, Okinawa to Embrace the Sacred History of Japan

The term ‘Gusuku’ refers to castles, fortresses and sacred places of Ryukyu islands of Japan. Ryukyu islands are the chain of islands extending from Kyushu to Taiwan. The largest of these islands is Okinawa. These islands were previously part of the Ryukyu kingdom. The architecture here is slightly different from the mainland`s. There are many…