Five days in Okinawa Japan
Published: Sep, 2020 | Travel Date: Apr - May 2017
The main sights in Naha, Okinawa, Japan are the "Naminoue Shrine", which is known as one of the eight major shrines in Okinawa, and the "Shuri Castle", the ancient capital of the Kingdom of Ryukyu. Of course, there is also the "Kokusai-Dori", a good place for shopping. Public transportation is very convenient
It was dark when I arrived. Go to a nearby Izakaya for a drink. A famous dish called Okinawa Fried Bitter Gourd, you can give a try
GRG Hotel Naha Higashimachi, 6-16, Higashimachi, Naha
Activities and Sights
Okinawa Fried Bitter Gourd
波之上海灘, 25−9, 1 Chome, Wakasa
Naminoue Beach is the only beach in Naha City. The sandy beach is only 300m long, but the elevated road crossing is huge, forming a unique landscape.
The urban area of Naha is small, so you can walk along with Lake Man
Shuri Castle, 1 Chome-2, Shurikinjōchō, Naha
The building that has been destroyed and burnt down many times and rebuilt in the style of the Tang Dynasty is a symbolic building of the Ryukyu Kingdom. As one of the largest wooden buildings on Okinawa, it has a distinctive Ryukyu style and combines the characteristics of traditional Chinese and Japanese architecture
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, 424 Ishikawa, Motobu, Okinawa
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, also known as Meizhikai Aquarium, is located in Ocean Expo Park. It is the epitome of the ocean of Okinawa. It is known as the world's largest water tonnage, the largest number of shark species, the largest tank thickness, and the first large-scale aquarium to artificially cultivate natural coral. The highlight of the aquarium is a huge tank in which the largest fish in the world swims: 7-meter-long whale sharks and huge ghost manta rays.
- Google Map
Okinawa is a very beautiful city, especially the unique traditional Japanese culture, as well as beautiful beaches