About Kitanakagusuku Village


Kitanakagusuku Village (uncrowded loss to smell that came) is village with high 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 the 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 about 10,000m2.


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 history, culture of Kitanakagusuku Village and are symbol.
And 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]


It is shell mound from now formed under the cliff of the north side hill of communities to about 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", it is said that people called high time in Toguchi-mura erected this terra.
It is precious haisho in knowing acceptance and how to change of honorific title of a Japanese god faith.

Grave of the master of Chunjun large (chunjunufushu)


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

Village-designated tangible folk cultural assets

Shishi child


Is in Kishaba Park, 102cm in length, 52cm in height.
Originally the west of communities 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


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 has the foundation of this ozato in the old days." of this.

Mitake (utaki) of eggplant


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 said to that we hushed up three ancient kings in China of shunten, shunumajun*, justice book.

Ogido (ogido) shell mound


Shell mound from now formed under the cliff of the north side hill of communities to about 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


It is in center of Ogido communities 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


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
11 Sanskrit characters monuments are in village, and it exceeds nine engines of Naha-shi in the municipalities, and there is the most in the prefecture.
It is assumed to be monument of charm in the same way as ishikan*.

Mitake of marker


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

Atsuta (we met) mashiri


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 it is said that we were buried together here by will.

Village designated historic spot

Irinuka of Ogusuku


Located at the west (iri) of Ogusuku communities, 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


It is also known as Wakamatsu of Adaniya, and Nakagusuku Wakamatsu is said with child who was still born between Adaniya roe deer with King Madoka.
Grave is on the top of popular name Yuna Kahn who is symbol of Adaniya.

Mitake of upper (i)


haisho in Toguchi Midori Park.
It is also 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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