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Tomb of Uni Ufugushiku


Northern area
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Oshiro Kenyū was a large man who excelled in martial arts. He was nicknamed Uni Ufugushiku, the demon Oshiro. He served the King of Shuri in 1458 overthrowing Lord Amawari of Katsuren Castle. For his services, he was made the lord of the Goeku district. His tomb was designated a cultural asset of Okinawa City in 1980. Mabuni Kenwa, the founder of the Shitō-ryū, is said to be the seventeenth generation from Oshiro Kenyū.

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Name Tomb of Uni Ufugushiku (ウニウフグシクノハカ)
Address 〒904-2143  5-25-20 Chibana, Okinawa 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.