Coordinates: 26°20′32″N 126°45′39″E / 26.3423259°N 126.7607648°E / 26.3423259; 126.7607648

Chinaha Castle
伊敷索城
Kumejima, Okinawa
TypeGusuku
Site information
Controlled by Ryūkyū Kingdom (16th century–1879)
 Empire of Japan (1879–1945)
United States Military Government of the Ryukyu Islands(1945-1950)
United States Civil Administration of the Ryukyu Islands(1950-1972)
 Japan(1972-present)
Open to
the public
yes
ConditionRuins
Site history
MaterialsRyukyuan limestone, wood

Chinaha Castle (伊敷索城, Chinaha jō), also known as Ishikinawa Castle, is a Ryukyuan gusuku in Kumejima, Okinawa, on Kume Island. It was built on a cliff to control the Shirase River.[1]

References

  1. ^ Martin, Benjamin. "Chinaha Castle". kumeguide.com. Retrieved 2018-06-11.