“Karate ni sente nashi” monument
Name of the site
Funakoshi Gichin “Karate ni sente nashi” monument
First erected on at the entrance of the Ōnoyama in 2007, this monument was relocated at the entrance of the Oki-no-Gū Shrine (http://okinogu.or.jp/?language=english) inside the same park in 2015.
The main monument’s characters were calligraphed by Zen master and karate expert, master Sakiyama Sōgen.
The other steles surrounding the main monument introduced the many people who donated for the erection of this splendid praising memorial.
Okinawa karate, Shurite, Shōtōkan, Wadō-ryū, etc.
Entering the Onoyama Park, the monument is at the entrance of the Oki no Gu shrine.
In the surroundings
Okinawa Prefecture Martial Arts Hall, the Budōkan.