Tourist attraction

Shitakokubanotaki (Menuutaki)

Historic sitesHistory

A venerable Utaki (sacred place) enshrined at the birthplace of the Kokuba settlements is also called Menuutaki.

Basic information

902-0075 271 Kokuba Naha Okinawa In the JA Okinawa Kokuba Branch
Business hours
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Access information
Approximately 3.1km from the "Yui Rail" Tsubogawa Station. About a 40 minute walk.
Take the bus route No. 6, or No. 12, or No. 18 and get off at Higawa bus stop. About a 1-minute walk away.

Additional Information

Academic information
Located on the grounds of the JA Okinawa Kokuba branch facing Kokuba’s Memichi (Maemichi) (currently National Highway No. 507), there is a shrine of concrete with stone lanterns, and an old incense burner is placed in the shrine.
In the book of “Ryukyukoku Yuraiki (The Records of the Origin of the Ryukyu Kingdom) (1713)”, There is the name of a god listed as 「カネノ御イベ」(Kaneno-uibe). In addition, the god of the well is also enshrined on the site, because it is where the first well water was received.
Rekishi Sanpo Map Kaisetsu-hen, Kokubashi