We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
beautiful view from the top

located in Yomitanson about 45 minutes drive north of naha sits Zakimi castle , the castle outer... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
UNESCO World Heritage Castle

I arrived here right on sunset so didn't quite get to spend as much time as I would have liked... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
Singapore, Singapore
Read all 381 reviews
All photos (673)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good52%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
708-6 Zakimi, Yomitan-son, Nakagami-gun 904-0301, Okinawa Prefecture
Reviews (381)
Filter reviews
48 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsstone wallsunesco world heritageshort visitryukyu kingdomworth a stophistorysitesmuseumsurroundingscoastokinawaartshadestructuresunsetpicnic
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 48 reviews
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

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

Thank RamonO14
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

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

1  Thank BUGI_70
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.

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

Thank WithKidsInMind
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

This gusk(castle)was built in 1422 at the west middle coast of Ryukyu(Okinawa). You can see two ways piled up stone walls. It is pleasure that no admission fee is needed. Sunset must be beautiful from here. Some citizens picnic with bringing their lunch.

Thank RabbitMan41
Reviewed 31 December 2017

The castle ruins are not extensive, though the rather intact walls are impressive. What makes this site worth-while is the view of the surroundings and sea. If you're on your way north of Naha, this is a nice stop. No entrance fee.

Thank FinlandFryer
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Stay in Yomitan; Sobe , drive around 5 min by car. Walk way to the castle are plenary of 🌳 trees 🌳. Could take a breath for green smells, in the castle my1st impression is like walking into western country style of castle. Also nice...More

Thank Prair P
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Not a big site but still interesting. If you are in the neighborhood it's worth a stop. There is a cultural center as well but currently under renovation.

Thank Soonjin P
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 8 hotels in Yomitan-son
Coral Garden 7 Pools
19 reviews
1.25 km away
United Resort Yomitan
17 reviews
1.51 km away
Royal Hotel
46 reviews
2.14 km away
Hotel Murasakimura
69 reviews
2.32 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 245 restaurants in Yomitan-son
95 reviews
1.13 km away
33 reviews
.41 km away
Tsurukamedo Zenzai
60 reviews
.22 km away
Happy Cruise Cafe
17 reviews
1.18 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 77 attractions in Yomitan-son
Yomitan Museum of History and Folklore
22 reviews
.16 km away
Yomitan Village Traditional Craft Art Center
8 reviews
1.09 km away
Gallery Kiya
6 reviews
1.21 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Zakimi Castle Ruins staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines