YAHARAZUKASA, located in the Tamagusuku district. It is said that the creator of the Ryukyus, the god AMAMIKIYO, took his first steps on land here when he came from the sea kingdom NIRAIKANAI, home of the gods. A leveling pole is erected here. The pole is submerged at full tide, and is totally revealed at low tide. The sacred ground of Hamagawa Utaki is situated close to YAHARAZUKASA. It is said to be the sanctuary where AMAMIKIYO recovered from the rigors of his journey.