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Gusuku Sites

Listed under Archaeological Sites in Okinawa, Japan.

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The Gusuku Sites are the chain of castles and fortresses on the Ryukyu Islands that date back to the 14th and 15th century. Most of the sites are in ruins but are still amazing sites to see. Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Gusuku Sites are some of Japan’s greatest wonders.

Written by  Tony Owusu.

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“Five Hundred years of Ryukyuan History”

Five hundred years of Ryukyuan history (12th-17th century) are represented by this group of sites and monuments. The ruins of the castles, on imposing elevated sites, are evidence for the social structure over much of that period, while the sacred sites… Read more...

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