Tama U Dun

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Tama U Dun (玉陵) is the mausoleum of Ryukyu Kings located in Naha, Okinawa. It was constructed in 1501 by King Shoshin for his father. Since then, it became the mausoleum of Sho Clan.
There are 3 different chambers. It is designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Tourist Info.
There is parking(Shuri castle) and restroom.
Admission: 300 yen for adult, 150 for kids. There is a group discount.
Time: 9:00 to 18:00 (last entry 17:30)

0. at Yui rail Kenchomae Station.
1. use Yui rail to Shuri.
2. walk west

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Map around Tama U Dun

Detailed Travel Guide

Tama-u-dun was built in 1501 to re-entomb the remains of father King Shoen by King Shoshin and has become the Royal Mausoleum of the 2nd Sho dynasty.

The tomb consists of three chambers, the center chamber was placing the remaining before washing the bones; the east chamber was originally for the kings and queens; the west chamber, according to the inscription on the stone monument in the front court, was for the rest of the family members. The entire tomb displays an architectural style of the royal palace of that time, a stone building with wooden roof. It has a site area reaching 2442 square meters.

Tama-udun was heavily damaged in WWII, but restored in 1974.

It is designated as the Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu of UESCO World Heritage Site.