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Memorial Hall Spots in Okinawa Area

  • Tsushima-maru Memorial Museum
    160 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Okinawa Pref. Nahashi Wakasa 1-25-37
    This museum opened in Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture 60 years after the sinking for the Tsushima-maru in order to convey to children about the important of peace and life and to put the souls of the victims to rest, and to properly portray the event for future generations. The tour route starts on the second floor, where there is also an exhibit about the voyage and hit and sinking of the Tsushima-maru. The names and portraits of the Okinawan schoolchildren evacuees and victims are displayed on the first floor.

    I visited this memorial museum on 10/14/2018,and I was the only visitor during my 30-min visit there. There were a few more when I left. This is a terrible tragedy during World War II, and an...

  • Fujisawahideyuki Memorial
    5 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Okinawa Pref. Nanjoushi Chinen Kudeken 304-1 Blue Cafe in

    Beautiful minimalist architecture and a beautiful ocean view make this place very special. A fantastic, peaceful atmosphere. The food is simple, but elegant cafe style with a delightful afternoon tea...

  • Hakuai Museum
    Travel / Tourism
    Okinawa Miyakojima-shi Ueno Miyaguni 775-1
  • Gushiken Yo Daka Museum
    71 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Okinawa Ishigaki-shi Arakawa 2376


Okinawa Areas


Let go of your image of a busy, ordered Japan and replace it with crystal-clear waters, white sand beaches, and relaxing folk music: You’ve arrived in Okinawa. A world away from the high intensity of Tokyo, Okinawans appear to live a laid-back beach life on this paradisiacal tropical island that lies in the middle of the East China Sea almost 1,000 kilometers south of mainland Japan’s most southern tip. Home to a spattering of islands, prepare yourself to discover underwater caves, star-shaped sand, and an island culture sometimes unrecognizable from mainland Japan.

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