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Iriomote Wildlife Conservation Center環境省西表野生生物保護センター

Museum / Science Museum

Iriomote Wildlife Conservation Center is dedicated to the conservation of the Iriomote Cat and other species of animals and plants on Iriomote Island that are in danger of extinction. The Center has displays on the nature and wildlife of Iriomote, including panels that explain the habitat and reproductive status of the Iriomote Cat and the measures that are being taken to protect it. There are stuffed specimens of the Iriomote Cat, other animals that live on the island, and resident and migratory birds. All of the profits from the Iriomote Cat-related products sold at the Center are donated to the Iriomote Wildlife Conservation Fund.

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place Okinawa Pref. Yaeyamaguntaketomichou Komi
phone 0980855581



Okinawa Pref. Yaeyamaguntaketomichou Komi [map]



10:00-16:00 ※ SaturdaySunday Public holiday 12:00-13:00 is closed
Monday (the following day if it falls on a public holiday is also closed), Public holiday (except 5/5/11/3), 6/23 Sunday of the memorial, New Year's Holiday
[Admission fee]Free
Parking Lot
[Cars] 11spaces
[Bus] 2spaces
Credit Card
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Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


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Okinawa Main 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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