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  • Okinawa World (Culture Kingdom / Gyokusendo Cave)
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    4.0
    1241 Reviews
    Amusement Park / Theme Park
    Okinawa Pref. Nanjoushi Tamagusuku Maekawa 1336

    First stop at Okinawa World is the cave, which takes around 30 min to walk through. Along the way you will see fascinating stalagmite and stalagtite formations, an underground river with a few small...

  • Nago Pineapple Park
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    3.5
    1060 Reviews
    Botanical Garden
    Okinawa Pref. Nagoshi Bimata 1195

    The kids will love riding the pineapple cart. And the Dino park. Lots of products to try and buy. Tax free for tourists.

  • Ryukyu Mura
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    4.0
    731 Reviews
    Amusement Park / Theme Park
    Okinawa Pref. Kunigamigunonnason Yamada 1130

    It is definitely a tourist attraction with bus loads of them. It mainly showcases the houses of the past. At each of these, there is variety of activities, but you have to pay for it. Activities like...

  • Sheraton Okinawa Sunmarina Resort
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    4.0
    857 Reviews
    Other Leisure Facility / Other Outdoors Facility
    Okinawa Pref. Kunigamigunonnason Fuchaku 66-1

    We stayed at the hotel for two nights and our Premium Room on the 6/F of the South Tower was very comfortable, large and spotlessly clean. The room has a beautiful ocean view. The lounge downstairs...

  • Shikina-en garden
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    4.0
    512 Reviews
    Botanical Garden
    Okinawa Pref. Nahashi Maji 421-7

    This park-like setting is a truly outstanding look at how ancient royals lived. It is maintained in impeccable condition and is very peaceful and pleasant. The main residence is re-created in an...

Okinawa Areas

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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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