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Nice out of the way location

Visiting while in Naha with family. Nice restoration of an important castle site. Great views from... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
F2600TImartinb
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Beautifully Restored Okinawan Castle

Zakimi provides a beautifully-restored Okinawan coral castle, along with greenery and park space to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visiting while in Naha with family. Nice restoration of an important castle site. Great views from the top. Nice park area to sit and relax.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank F2600TImartinb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Zakimi provides a beautifully-restored Okinawan coral castle, along with greenery and park space to enjoy. It is one of the nicer historic castles to visit in the middle part of the Okinawan island. Easy access and plentiful parking also help!

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 10 November 2018

Zakimi castle is a little far away from downtown Naha, but it is worth the drive. The views from the castle are very nice and you can take some great pictures of this castle.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MikeH91
Reviewed 11 October 2018

Zakimi castle is a good one, a good place to visit on a grey, damp dripping sort of day because you get to it through a lovely grove of Okinawa pine trees. It's not huge, but very neat and well-restored and somehow very satisfying. There's...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank rtimhunt
Reviewed 28 July 2018

One of the "must see" places while in Okinawa. This castle ruins is beautifully preserved and nicely kept with all the walls and rocks used to build the castle was still intact, for us to see and experience. Can be easily found using the GPS...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank phalanxye
Reviewed 20 July 2018

located in Yomitanson about 45 minutes drive north of naha sits Zakimi castle , the castle outer wall and an inner wall are remarkably well preserved, nice peaceful grounds for a walk and a 360 view from on top of the castle wall make it...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

I arrived here right on sunset so didn't quite get to spend as much time as I would have liked walking around. But it was well worth the effort of a visit. This castle is in quite good condition as extensive reconstruction appears to have...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank KGB777
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

Though there's nothing more than ruined walls this castle really deserve at least a short visit. The walls have been well restored and the view from the edge is quite beautiful. As well as Shuri castle also Zakimi castle is a symbol of the Ryukyu...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

This was one of the better castle ruins we went to. Took lots of pictures, the weather, sky and backdrop was beautiful. Great spot for wedding pictures too, saw a couple doing wedding shots here.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Grace L
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

This is located within Zakimijoshi Park where there is also the Yomitan Art and Museum to visit but museum was closed when we were there. i have seen many ruined castles or remain of the castles in Scotland so I wanted to come here to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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