Village growth sets stage for celebration

Skies over the Zakimi Castle Ruins will be bright with an illumination through March 13th as Yomitan Village celebrates.

The occasion is Yomitan Village’s achieving the status of village with the largest population in Japan.  Yomitan’s pulling out all the stops, lighting the skies over its World Heritage site, Zakimi Castle Ruins.  Admission is free for the evening illumination, which begins at 6 p.m. an runs through 9 p.m.

The view from Zakimi Castle Ruins looks out over the Yomitan nightscape. Zakimi Castle Ruins is located at 708 Zakimi, Yomitan-son, Nakagami-gun, on Okinawa. Additional information is available from the Cultural Promotion Department (098) 958-3141.