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Sonohyan Utaki Stone Gate

3 Shuritonokuracho, Naha 903-0812, Okinawa Prefecture
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Important Historical Gate

Located near the entrance to the castle, this is one of the stops within the castle grounds and is... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2017
JustLoveToFly
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Singapore, Singapore
via mobile
Sonohyan Utaki Stone Gate

This was the private gate used by the royal family and is a symbol of religious value as well. It... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2016
Robert_Avery_13
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Onna-son, Japan
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3 Feb 2017
“Important Historical Gate”
9 Feb 2016
“Sonohyan Utaki Stone Gate”
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3 Shuritonokuracho, Naha 903-0812, Okinawa Prefecture

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Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Located near the entrance to the castle, this is one of the stops within the castle grounds and is an important part of the castle.

Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 9 February 2016

This was the private gate used by the royal family and is a symbol of religious value as well. It is near the Shuri mon gates leading into Shuri Castle. A must see for all who want to see what it was like hundreds of...More

Thank Robert_Avery_13
Reviewed 9 November 2015

It's on your way to the Castle, so you'll pass it anyway, but stop and take a moment to read on it and understand its place in the overall castle grounds.

Thank Martin O
Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

It's interesting, because the history that it ha, you will see it in your way to the shurijo castle, but it's nice to see it, because of it location it has a really nice value the visit, don't know if it will be worth the...More

Thank Eric R
Reviewed 2 August 2014

I walked up and took a look at the gate and several pictures and then took pictures of the world heritage sign. I thought the sign was for Shuri-jo but later looking at the sign it was for the Stone Gate.

Thank tattskin
Reviewed 15 March 2012

It only takes a minute to see but, many travelers miss this UNESCO site on their way to Shuri-jo Castle. It is a very important cultural asset dating way back to the 16th Century. There's no charge to visit and it is a teriffic photo...More

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