The best sunset spot
On the top of a cliff stands a 30 meter tall lighthouse offering a great opportunity to capture a view of a lifetime. There is also a small fun petting zoo and the largest Shi-shi dog in Okinawa right by the large parking lot. Explore the trails behind the lighthouse as well for some outstanding picturesque views.
Tomariyumachi is the direct sales fish market in Naha with tuna specialty vendors from the Okinawa Fishing Cooperative and mozuku vendors in addition to wholesalers. There is even a processing plant screened with glass for viewing. The daily landing averages 20 tons and reaches as much as 50 tons on a good catch, of which about 70% is tuna. The recommendations are tuna sashimi and tuna bowl. The type of tuna varies by season, and if you want the tuna in season, this is the best place to get it.
“Ashibinaa” means “garden where people get together to have fun” in the Okinawan dialect. Enjoy resort-style shopping at this wonderful location surrounded by the radiant sun and sea, 15 minute drive from Naha Airport.
Okinawa is surrounded by beautiful blue waters. In the crystal-clear waters, colorful coral reefs and a wide variety of marine life, which reside there, create a dream-like world. Many tourists are sure to be surprised and impressed by the beauty as well as the mysterious world of the cobalt blue waters. Also, beach resorts in Okinawa are ideal for those who just want to relax or want to enjoy marine leisure. In Okinawa, there are a number of public and private beaches, so you can enjoy not only marine sports, but also other outdoor activities such as barbecues. On well-developed beaches, you can safely enjoy the waters/beaches to the fullest as if you were a child again. Having fun full of energy on the beach, walking along the beach while watching the beautiful sunset, and having a leisurely time at a cafe on the beach are some of the recommended ways to have a great time. You will never forget your days on the beaches in Okinawa.
Although the precise date of construction is unknown, there are records of it becoming the official residence of the king after unification of the three kingdoms of the island under the First Sho Dynasty early in the 15th century. Shurijo Castle was repaired and expanded by King Sho Shin of the Second Sho Dynasty. Outside the main castle were two gates, one of which was Shureimon. In the ramparts made of quarried Ryukyu limestone can be found the Kankaimon, Zuisen and Hakuginmon gates. In the inner court, the main building Seiden stands with the Nanden (south hall) on its left and the Hokuden (north hall) on its right. Shurijo Castle was destroyed during the war, but part of it has since been reconstructed. In 1992 the area was opened to the public as Shurijo Castle Park. Shurijo Castle is protected and inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List as a treasure of significant cultural or natural importance to the whole world.
With about 200 year-old houses of various architecture that have been moved from all the corners of Okinawa, this theme park revives the old times of Okinawa. Indigo dyeing, pottery, weaving, Bingata and other folk arts workshops are available, as well as Eisa dance, Karate performances and other village style performing arts. There are definitely many attractions for visitors to enjoy, amongst which the brown sugar factory. There, observe water buffalos crush sugar canes in a sugar cane grinder, the produced sap is boiled to produce the much favored brown sugar.
The park consists of a tropical garden and a greenhouse. The greenhouse with a flowing waterfall features a collection of rare subtropical plants of Okinawa. These plants include Ananas, Anthurium and Cyathea Fern that are available all year long. Also, you will be able to enjoy the affects of negative air ionization therapy whilst visiting our forest. Boarding a pineapple-shaped shuttle bus, take a tour in pineapple fields and multi-colored tropical gardens. There are also a promenade allowing plant enjoyment and an observation platform to fully discover views of the whole park. Visitors can also discover the process of pineapple cultivation, explore the parks winery and enjoy samples of pineapple and pineapple wine. As a complete pineapple world, Nago Pineapple Park also features a souvenir shop and restaurant.
Located in Motobu of Northern Okinawa, Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium is a popular tourist destination, visited by more than 3 million people each year. Under the concept of “encountering the waters of Okinawa,” the aquarium is home to around 740 species and 21,000 marine life. The facility starts on the third floor, taking you through the shallow waters down into the deep sea as if you were diving. The tanks entitled, “Sea of Coral” and “Sea of Tropical Fish,” allow natural sunlight and seawater into them to depict scenes of the tropical sea without compromise. The main tank, “Kuroshio Sea,” which is impressive in size with a depth of 10 m, length of 35 m, and width of 27 m, draws the highest acclaim from visitors. In the “Kuroshio Sea,” which is one of the largest tanks in the world, 8.6-meter long whale shark as well as reef manta rays swim about leisurely. Be sure to get a clear view, not only from the front, but also the top, sides, and other angles. You will surely feel the force of the sea and life in Okinawa overflowing with diversity. From the shallow waters to the offshore waters into the Kuroshio Sea and further down into the deep sea, the various forms of life in the sea continue to captivate our hearts.
• The promotion offer is valid from 6 Feb 2017 to 27 Mar 2017.
• Journey must be completed on or before 2 Apr 2017.
• Usage of Wifi router rental services
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