About Kitanakagusuku Village

about01-01

Kitanakagusuku Village (uncrowded loss to smell that came) is village which is the highest in population density in Japan in village of Nakagami-gun, Okinawa.
In addition, we are next to Yomitan-son, Okinawa, Tokai-mura, Ibaraki, Nishigo-mura, Fukushima, Nakagusuku-son, Okinawa and are populous village to the fifth in the whole country.
As for the climate, various flowers are in full glory by warm climate through one year, and Japan's earliest sunflower Festival (the mid-January and early February) is famous, and sunflower of 400,000 is in full glory in very large field of approximately 10,000m2.

about01-02

Cultural assets of Kitanakagusuku Village

We convey thing defense that we inherited

In Kitanakagusuku Village, cultural assets which we inherited from ancient people are left in each place.
Each cultural assets are, so to speak, approval of the history, culture of Kitanakagusuku Village and are symbol.
And the history and culture are not merely past events and are property which we go over time and can share with ancient people and future people.
We realize the value again and must tell posterity carefully.

Country designated tangible folk cultural assets

[Ogido shell mound]

about02-06

It is shell mound from now formed under the cliff of north side hill of village to approximately 3,500 years ago.
Excavation was carried out in 1919 (Taisho 8), and earthenware vessel, stone implement, bone of bone container, shell and wild boar dugong, dog were excavated.

Prefecture designated tangible folk cultural assets

Terra of Waniya interval (wanama)

Photograph of wanamano terra
Photograph of wanamano terra

According to "the note derived from Ryukyu country," we are told that person called high time of Toguchi-mura erected this terra.
It is haisho which is precious in knowing acceptance and how to change of honorific title of a Japanese god faith.

Grave of the master of Chunjun large (chunjunufushu)

about02-02

We dig Iwane of Ryukyu limestone, and grave is crowded and is made.
The master of Chunjun large was person who governed Chunjun now approximately 700 years ago, and, according to the tradition, it was done keibo deeply by people.

Village designated tangible folk cultural assets

Shishi child

about02-03

Is in Kishaba Park, 102cm in length, 52cm in height.
Originally the west of village was fixed towards big limestone called the crab sun which there was in the north side of Adaniya by gap.

Grave of the Lord of Kishaba

about02-04

In the founders of Kishaba-mura, there is grave in halfway up a mountain of backward slope of Kishaba Park.
"Ball positive" It is written in flipping "irosetsuden", "there is person named the Lord of Kishaba and performs the foundation of this ozato in the old days." of this.

Mitake (utaki) of eggplant

about02-05

God worshiped according to "the note derived from Ryukyu country" here was "eggplant TSUKASA ibe", and Adaniya roe deer controlled religious service.
On the back rock, there is grave told to have hushed up three ancient kings in China of shunten, shunumajun*, justice book.

Ogido (ogido) shell mound

about02-06

Shell mound from now formed under the cliff of north side hill of village to approximately 3,500 years ago.
Excavation was carried out in 1919 (Taisho 8), and earthenware vessel, stone implement, bone of bone container, shell and wild boar dugong, dog were excavated.

He jar garfish of Ogido

about02-07

It is in center of Ogido village and repairs in 1924 and uses as drinking water and mbuga (product well).
Piling-stones and gutter, stone floor, neighboring sand guards piling-stones are left.

Sanskrit characters monument of Toguchi

about02-11

Letter which we used to list ancient language of India with Sanskrit characters.
To this monument a; bi; la; is carved with Ken yes.

Monument of Sanskrit characters
There are 11 Sanskrit characters monuments in village, and we exceed nine engines of Naha-shi by municipalities distinction, and there is the most in the prefecture.
It is thought to be monument of charm in the same way as ishikan*.

Mitake of marker

about02-12

Origin of village of Shimabukuro was said to be truth riverbank of the east side of upper Harayama (E Barzan), and this Mitake was mast base of village of that time.

Atsuta (we met) mer sily

about02-13

Handsome man, Mobara, Shirakawa barrel iron of Gushichan five-holed short bamboo clarinet and beautiful woman, Hamakawa Manabe barrel of shorenkansetsuhamamura were in love each other, but all two of them long without being bound together and die and do and are said to be when buried together here by will.

Village designated historic spot

Irinuka of Ogusuku

about02-08

Located at the west (iri) of Ogusuku village, pond and stone floor, neighboring sand guards piling-stones to collect water in are left, and culvert which dug Ryukyu limestone remains in the north side.

Grave of Nakagusuku Wakamatsu

about02-09

We say Wakamatsu of Adaniya, and Nakagusuku Wakamatsu is still said to be King Madoka and child born between Adaniya roe deer.
Grave is on the top of popular name Yuna Kahn who is symbol of Adaniya.

Mitake of upper (i)

about02-10

haisho in Toguchi green park.
It is called Waniya Buddha's wish for salvation of the world (wanaugan) and is said to be the birthplace of Waniya.
Small shrine is made in one piece of coral limestone with roof, wall.

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