Funakushi Destination Guide
Explore Funakushi in Japan.
Funakushi in the region of Okinawa is located in Japan - some 965 mi (or 1,554 km) South-West of Edo, the country's capital city.
Time in Funakushi is now 11:58 AM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tokyo" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zukeran, Ujidomari, Toyama, Karadera, Itoman or Chatan. Since you are here already, consider visiting Tomigusuku, Ona, Oshiro, Naha, Minatogawa and Gishi. We saw some hobby films in the internet. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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2012 Men's U18
V Men's U18 2012. 9. 9 Sun 55 Oroku High School vs Maehara High School [Men's U18] Nanjo City - Okinawa - Japan
BMX Japanese Style
Some Okinawa Bmx riders do my pre show almost fall and hurt them selves with complicated jumps and air pedalling
2012 Women's U18
V U18 2012. 9. 9 Sun 55 Naha High School vs Nishihara High School [Women's U18] Nanjo City - Okinawa - Japan
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Interesting facts about this location
Shimajiri District, Okinawa
Shimajiri District, Okinawa is a district located in Okinawa, Japan. Modern translation of Shimajiri means "Butt of the island" which may refer to its southerly position on the island of Okinawa. Compare this to Kunigami District, Okinawa. However, there a hundreds of geographic references throughout Japan and even into the northern Kuriles using "shiri", to approximate the Ainu word shir, meaning island.
Located at 26.15, 127.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
is a mausoleum in Shuri, Okinawa, built for Ryūkyūan royalty in 1501 by King Shō Shin, the third king of the second Shō dynasty a short distance from Shuri Castle. The site, covering an area of 2,442m², consists of two stone-walled enclosures, the three compartments of the mausoleum itself facing north and backed by a natural cliff to the south.
Located at 26.15, 127.75 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Shuri Castle is a Ryūkyūan castle in Shuri, Okinawa. It was the palace of the Ryūkyū Kingdom. In 1945, during the Battle of Okinawa, it was almost completely destroyed. Beginning in 1992, it was reconstructed on the original site based on photographs, historical records, and memory.
Shureimon is a gate in the Shuri neighborhood of Naha, the capital of Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. It is the second of Shuri Castle's main gates. It was built in the 16th century. The gate reflects strong Chinese influence, alongside indigenous religious traditions. The four Chinese characters framed on the gate - Shu, rei, no, and kuni, which mean 'Land of Propriety' - were added to the gate long after it was built.
The Ryukyu Kingdom was an independent kingdom which ruled most of the Ryukyu Islands from the 15th century to the 19th century. The Kings of Ryukyu unified Okinawa Island and extended the kingdom to the Amami Islands in modern-day Kagoshima Prefecture, and the Sakishima Islands near Taiwan. Despite its small size, the kingdom played a central role in the maritime trade networks of medieval East and Southeast Asia.
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