Shrikinjocho Stone-Path Road, Naha

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Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
A winding cobbled lane flanking the south side of Shuri Castle, Shrikinjocho Stone-Path Road once represented a major thoroughfare frequented by high-ranking samurai. Constructed during the 16th century to link Shuri with the Naha port and southern side of Okinawa, the path was originally 10 km (6.2 mi) long. Today, only 300 m (984.2 ft) of this historic route remains. Tread carefully along uneven ground, past 300-year-old akagi tree groves. At the base of the slope, take a break at the open-air rest house, where you can relax on tatami mats and listen to the soothing sounds of the nearby spring. Use our Naha road trip planning website to arrange your visit to Shrikinjocho Stone-Path Road and other attractions in Naha.
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  • It was incredible and so refreshing to see the historic face of the city. The stones are still original and it's just mind-blowing to imagine the people who originally used these paths. There are...  more »
  • After spending a day around central Naha, it was very refreshing to come here and see a historic face of the city. The stone path climb is pleasant with so many elegant houses, their gardens, old...  more »
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