- World Heritage Site -

Sonohyan Utaki Ishimon (Stone gate)

Despite looking just like a gate, the Ishimon was not used as a way for people to come and go. Beyond it is a utaki – a sacred grove – where prayers where said for the safety of the King when he went on a pilgrimage.

Company name 那覇市文化財課
Street address 〒903-0816
Naha City, Shuri Mawashi 1-7 inside Shurijo Castle Park
Access 10 minutes on foot from Shuri Station.
10-15 minutes on foot from Shurijo Koen Mae, Shurijo Mae and Yamakawa bus stops.
Example price Free
Parking available There is pay parking nearby
Closed Open to the public all year round.