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Tickets to Okinawa Shurijo Castle Park

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Explore the Shurijo Castle, the main hall of the Shuri Castle, and cultural monuments like the Shurei Gate, Enkaku-ji Temple, and Sonohyan Utaki Stone Gate which symbolize the history and culture of the Ryukyu Kingdom.

Highlights

  • Explore the Okinawa Shurijo Castle Park and experience the vivid heritage of the city during the Ryukyu Kingdom era.

  • Enjoy the park’s renowned attractions, including the Shurei Gate, Enkaku-ji Temple, Ryutan, and Sonohyan Utaki Stone Gate.

  • Walk through Okinawa’s World Cultural Heritage—the Shuri Castle Ruins, and witness the effort to restore the scorched main hall.

  • Choose the student ticket and present a valid student ID card if applicable to enter the park.

  • Fun Fact: Shurijo Castle was the hub of politics and culture of the Ryukyu Kingdom for around 450 years!

Inclusions

  • Admission into Okinawa Shurijo Castle Park (student or regular)

Exclusions

  • Personal expenses

  • Audio guide

Cancellation policy

These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

The Shurijo Castle perfectly captures the essence of the centuries-old history of Okinawa, Japan, going back to the first Ryukyu kings. With an entry ticket to the Okinawa Shurijo Castle Park, learn all about the tragic fire in 2019 and the reconstruction going on currently.

Unearth The History Of Shurijo Castle

The main hall of the Shurijo Castle was burnt down thrice during the Ryukyu period and once again during the Second World War. Learn how materials and ashes were carefully removed and restored with soil and covered with eaves. Since the last fire in 2019, restoration efforts have been underway, with care taken to preserve as much of the original design as possible. The Shuri Castle Ruins hold much of the country’s historical significance, evident in its harmonious blend of Chinese and Japanese building techniques.

Admire The Park's Famous Structures

Examine the renowned cultural elements in the park, including the Sonohyan Utaki Stone Gate, Ryutan, Shurei Gate, and Enkaku-ji Temple. Visit Shurijo Castle Park during the festival seasons, and you will catch the momentous celebrations and ceremonies at the park. It is well-known for its frequent art and musical performances. Don’t miss the chance to witness the delightful parade during the Shurijo Castle Festival if you are in Okinawa during autumn.

Important Information

  • The facility will remain closed for inspections on the first Wednesday of July and the following Thursday.

  • Visitors who buy Child and Student tickets should present their student IDs before entering.

  • Children under the age of five can enter for free.

Timings

  • Daily: 8:30am to 6pm
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the attraction. Students must show a valid student ID.

Ticket Redemption Point

  • Show your ticket at Shurijo Castle.

  • Address: 1 Chome-2 Shurikinjocho, Naha, Okinawa, Japan.

Get Directions to the Redemption Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Shurijo Minamiguchi(via Shuri station). It is a quick 1-minute walk to the attraction.

  • Board buses 7,8 to get you there.

By Train

  • The closest train station is Shuri Station. It is a quick 4-minute walk to the attraction.

  • Board train Yui Rail to get you there.

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