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Tamaudun, Naha

#3 of 49 in Historic Sites in Naha
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Observe Tamaudun, a 16th-century mausoleum for the royal family of the Ryukyu Kingdom. The mausoleum features three different crypts for kings, queens, princes, princesses, and the recently deceased prior to undergoing Okinawan burial traditions. Constructed of natural rocks, it features intricate symbols of the royal family. In front of the entrance sit two Shisha statues acting as the tomb guards. Unfortunately, the crypts are not open to the public, and information is not available in English. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Tamaudun by using our Naha day trip planning website.
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  • For some odd reason, the thing that struck me the most here was the older woman who was raking the dirt of footprints and leaves. I felt like she was still in the service of the kings, probably...  more »
  • If you are already visiting Shuri Castle, this is worth a visit. It costs about $3 and takes no more than ten minutes. It is right across the street from the Shuri entrance gate. There are two sites.....  more »
  • See where the Kings and royalty rest peacefully. No crowds and felt like i was locked back in time standing in courtyard. Little museum explaining the site downstairs where you buy a ticket.
  • Nice place to visit
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