Coordinates: 26°35′15″N 127°58′45″E / 26.5875758°N 127.9792328°E / 26.5875758; 127.9792328

Nago Castle
Nago, Okinawa
Nago Castle today
Site information
Controlled byHokuzan (14th century–1416)
 Ryūkyū Kingdom (1416–1879)
 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)
Open to
the public
Site history
Builtearly 14th century
In useearly 14th century–1609
MaterialsRyukyuan limestone, wood
Battles/warsInvasion of Hokuzan
Garrison information
OccupantsAji of Nago Magiri

Nago Castle (名護城, Nago jō, Okinawan: Nagu gushiku) is a Ryukyuan gusuku in Nago, Okinawa.[1] It was built in the 14th century and served as the home of the Aji of Nago Magiri. In 1416, the army of Chūzan, led by Shō Hashi, attacked and captured the castle during the invasion of Hokuzan.


  1. ^ ""The Nangusuku Castle Site Ruins in Nago City"". Retrieved 2018-07-14.