Okinawa, Japan Oct. 01 Sun 6:56PM
Ryukyu Castle Ruins
The Katsuren Castle Ruins is a part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Castles of the Ryukyu Kingdom. The castle is on top of a steep hills and landscapes below are beautiful from the vantage point of the castle ruins. Only walls and the foundation remain of the castle.
Katsuren Castle was the castle of Lord Amawari in the 1400s. Ryukyu legend has it that he was sickly as a child but grew up into a powerful leader and took over Katsuren Castle.