The Maritime Kingdom of Prayers: Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu

The World Heritage Sites in Japan

15m 00s
Broadcast on February 24, 2023 Available until February 24, 2024

Until the islands of Okinawa became part of Japan, they were home to the Kingdom of Ryukyu. The kingdom fostered trade among its neighboring nations and left behind a unique architectural and spiritual tradition that remains a part of daily life for many island residents.

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