Okinawa Karate Navi

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Monument of the naming of Shōrinji-ryū


Southern area
Monument of the naming of Shōrinji-ryūメイン画像1

The Shōrinji-ryū style was named in 1955. A monument commemorating the naming was erected on the premises of the late Nakazato Joen sensei, a holder of the intangible cultural asset "Okinawa karate & kobujutsu" designated by Okinawa Prefecture. Behind the monument is also a monument raised to commemorate Nakazato sensei recognition as a asset holder in 2000.

Basic information

Name Monument of the naming of Shōrinji-ryū (ショウリンリュウメイメイノヒ)
Address 〒901-1513  589 Chinen, Chinen, Nanjo City, Okinawa



  • Unless there is a karate-related plaque or monument at a master's grave, we don't introduce it here. If you would like to visit a particular grave, ask your instructor yourself.
  • Some of the monuments listed on this site are located in family graveyards. Please be quiet and respectful when visiting. Also, when a monument is located on a private property, you need to obtain the consent of the family before visiting. Furthermore, do not offer incense sticks at the grave without the consent of your family, sit on the wall of the site to rest, or perform a demonstration.
  • Please make sure to keep the above sites or the honoring monuments clean by taking your garbage home with you. It is ideal if you can make the place cleaner than before your visit.