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Okinawa Perfecture

Okinawa perfecture is in Kyushu region. Perfecture capital Naha city is km from Toyko.

World Heritage Site :
Cities :

Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu

Location:
Okinawa Prefecture
Travel Information:
Honours:
World Heritage Site

Shurijo Castle Seiden, Shurijo Castle Park, Naha City

Okinawa Shurijo Castle Seiden, Shurijo Castle Park, Naha City

Houshinmon, Shurijo Castle Park, Naha City

Kankaimon, Shurijo Castle Park, Naha City

Sonohyan-utaki Stone Gate, Shurijo Castle Park, Naha City

Shureimon, Shurijo Castle Park, Naha City

Shikinaen Royal Garden, Naha City

Shikinaen Royal Garden, Naha City

Nakijin Castle Ruins, Nago City

10 mins car ride from Ocean Expo Park.

Nakijin Castle Ruins, Nago City

10 mins car ride from Ocean Expo Park.

Nakijin Castle Ruins, Nago City

10 mins car ride from Ocean Expo Park.

Tamaudun Mausoleum, Naha City

The royal Mausoleum of the 2nd Sho Dynasty.

Naha City

Location:
1540km from Tokyo
travel Information:
2.5 hours from Tokyo by air

Kume Confucian Temple

The Confucian temple was first built 340 years ago during the Kingdom of Ryukyu era. The Meirindo was built 40 years later as the first public school in Okinawa.

The temple was rebuilt in 1975 while the building on the right serves as the Meirindo.

Kokusaidori Street

Naha City's 2km long main street lined with shops, restaurants and hotels.

Kokusaidori Street

Naha City's 2km long main street lined with shops, restaurants and hotels.

Kokusaidori Street

Naha City's 2km long main street lined with shops, restaurants and hotels.

Kokusaidori Street

Naha City's 2km long main street lined with shops, restaurants and hotels.

Okinawa Fukushuen Park

Okinawa Fukushuen Park

Okinawa cityscape

Enkakuji Temple

The Royal Temple of the Kingdom of Ryukyu.

Enkanchi and Bezaitendo

The shrine was built by the Kingdom of Ryukyu to store Buddhism scriptures from the King of Korea.

Ryutan

The manmade pondwas created in 1427 by Kingdom of Ryukyu on suggestions from Chinese envoys.

Naminoue Beach

Shelter of former 32nd Army Headquarters

A WWII underground shelter.

Naha Airport

Okinawa Cultural Dance

Okinawa Cultural Dance

Okinawa Cultural Dance

Okinawa Orion Beer

Okinawa Habu Snake Sake

Okinawa Pineapples

Okinawa bananas

Okinawa Food

Nanjo City

Location:
South of Naha city
travel Information:
1hour by bus from Naha city

Gyojusendo Cave

The second longest Gyokusendo cave in Japan

Gyojusendo Cave

The second longest Gyokusendo cave in Japan

Gyojusendo Cave

The second longest Gyokusendo cave in Japan

Gyojusendo Cave

The second longest Gyokusendo cave in Japan

Gyojusendo Cave

The second longest Gyokusendo cave in Japan

Kingdom Village

Habu Museum Park

Okinawa Mozuku Udon

Okinawa Dried Fruits

Nanto Bewery

Nanto Bewery

Nanto Bewery

Okinawa Handicraft

Okinawa Handicraft

Okinawa Handicraft

Okinawa Handicraft Workshop

Itoman City

Location:
South of Naha city
travel Information:
1 hour by bus from Naha city

Coast of south Okinawa

Coast near the War Memorial Park.

War Memorial Park

Clock Tower

War Peace Memorial Hall

The Memorial Hall is built on Mabuni Hill where the Battle of Okinawa ended on 22 June 1945.

Okinawa City

Location:
27km from Naha city
travel Information:
1hour from Naha city

Mihama American Village

Okinawa Soki Soba

Wheat flour noodle with a soft boiled pork.

Okinawa Champuru

A dish of stir fried bitter gourd, egg, tofu and pork.

Nago City

Location:
70km from Naha city
travel Information:
2hours from Naha City by bus

Ocean Expo Park Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

Park was built to commemorate the 1975 Okinawa International Ocean Expo. The main attraction is Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium.

Kuroshio Sea. The main attraction are the giant whale sharks.

Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium Giant Squid Specimen

Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

Ocean Expo Park

Ocean Expo Park Oceanic Culture Museum

Oceanic Culture Museum.

Ocean Expo Park Oceanic Culture Museum

Oceanic Culture Museum.

Ocean Expo Park Native Okinawan Village

Native Okinawan Village.

Ocean Expo Park Native Okinawan Village

Native Okinawan Village.

Ocean Expo Park Native Okinawan Village

Native Okinawan Village.

Ocean Expo Park

Emerald Beach.

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