Stone monument of GICHIN FUNAKOSHI at the shrine OKINOGU

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Stone monument of GICHIN FUNAKOSHI,the founder of Shotokan Karate-Do



You can experience purification ritual at the shrine OKINOGU.

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■Tentou-Zan

There were three hills on Onoyama, which was previously an island off Naha: Okinogu was erected on the highest hill Tentouzan, commonly called Kugani-mui. Another name for the hill is Tentouzan-Umanuha. Esteemed sacred, Tentou-Zan was revered as a holy place since ancient times.


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Okinogu

The deity enshrined at Okinogu, one of the Eight Ryukyu Shrines, was a sacred log.

Its origin was at Tenpozan on Onoyama and the god enshrined

within was called Amaterasu Omikami who was worshipped at Okinogu as Tenjuku Nuryuguou Onmikami.


Click here to Okinogu website(in English)

■Location

44 Onoyama, Naha, Okinawa, OKINAWA, Japan Zip-code 900-0026


■From Naha Airport

1. Board the monorail to Onoyama Station (10 min.), Walk to the torii (gateway) (3 min.)

2. Take a taxi to the torii (10 min.)


■Contact

TEL:098-857-3293

FAX:098-857-9762

Mail : info@okinogu.or.jp

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