|KEY WORD : architecture / buildings & structures|
|An open site generally in Okinawa devoid of any kind of structure , from where the gods are worshipped. Most sites are situated at a place where utaki 御岳 lit. great or honorable peak or mountain can be seen. It also suggests a place like a promontory or cape, misaki 岬, from where it was thought the gods could descend to earth.|
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