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Peace Memorial Park平和祈念公園

Park / Green Space

Straddling the boundary between Itoman City and Yaese Town, Shimajiri District, the Peace Memorial Park is a Quasi-National Park that includes beautiful natural scenery and also historical sights commemorating the Battle of Okinawa in 1945. There is an observation platform with good views along the coast. The area within the Park saw some of the fiercest fighting during the Battle of Okinawa, and was the location of the Japanese Army’s last line of defense. Within the Park, the Peace Memorial Museum houses displays of photographs and relics relating to the Battle, as well as the National War Dead Peace Mausoleum, which records the names of all the people who died during the Battle, along with more than 100 individual memorial steles and cenotaphs. Besides being a place dedicated to the dream of global peace and which aims to send out a message of peace, the Park is also a place that many families visit on weekends and public holidays for picnics and recreation.

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Okinawa Pref. Itomanshi Mabuni 444 (Naha / Southern OkinawaArea)

phone 0989972765
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Open 24 hours
[Parking lot] 8:00-22:00
[Okinawa Peace Memorial Museum/Okinawa Peace Memorial Hall] 9:00-17:00
[Administration office] 8:30-17:30

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Address
Okinawa Pref. Itomanshi Mabuni 444 [ map ]
Area
Naha / Southern OkinawaArea
Phone
0989972765
Hours
Open 24 hours
[Parking lot] 8:00-22:00
[Okinawa Peace Memorial Museum/Okinawa Peace Memorial Hall] 9:00-17:00
[Administration office] 8:30-17:30
Closed
open everyday
Fees
Free
Parking Lot
Available(521spaces)
Free
Credit Card
Available (VISA, MasterCard, JCB, UnionPay)
Smoking
Available (outdoor)
Wi-Fi
Available(FREE SPOT)
English Menu
Available
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Average budget
[Lunch] 1,001-3,000yen
[Night] 1-1,000yen
Estimated stay time
60-120 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available
Pet friendly
Yes (Peaceful foundation, no pets allowed inside each memorial tower)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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