Tourists Attractions in Okinawa Japan


Okinawa Prefecture is placed in Japan and is one of the country southern prefectures, and consists of 100s of the Ryukyu Islands in a chain over one thousand km long, which spreads southwest from Kyushu to Taiwan. The capital of this location is Naha, which is placed in the Okinawa Island. This place is an extremely famous destination and has various visitor attractions. 1000s of visitors come here from all around the globe to enjoy a peaceful and relaxing vacation. He love exploring new places so he suggested me some good places in Japan.

So, now let me tell you about the best visitor attractions in Okinawa, Japan.

Shuri Castle

Shuri Castle is a gusuku placed in Shuri, Okinawa. This location was used as a palace by the Ryukyu Kingdom and it was fully damaged in the Battle of Okinawa. In 1992, this palace was reconstructed keeping in mind the actual photographs and historical records of this location. This location is a big visitor attraction in Okinawa and is crowded by tourists all around the year.

Shikinaen Garden

This location was built at the end of the 17th century and was used as the next residence for the Ryukyu kings. This garden has mesmerizing places; beautiful wooden palace buildings build in the Okinawan style and the surrounded Japanese style gardens. You can see this remarkable garden from a circular path. The garden also has a bridge and a pond.

Nakagusuku Castle

This is another gusuku in Okinawa, Japan. This location was constructed by Sakinakagusuku Aji in the middle of 14th century and was spread ahead by Gosamaru in the start of 15th Century. The castle consists of six baileys, and each is on a different elevation. This castle also has 6 courtyards which were used as defense forts.

Nakamurake Residence

This is an old Okinawan style home which was constructed in the 18th century. This home was inhabited by the Nakamura family but now it is unlocked for the view of the general public. This home consists of a red tiled roof with status of shisa, top trees for protection and stone walls. The home is placed in Kita-Nakagusuku Village and is extremely near from Naha.

Hedo Misaki

Hedo Misaki is also called as Cape Hedo and is placed within Kunigami Village. The place is barely populated and is largely covered with hills and trees. From here you can get wonderful views of the main islands as well as the place surrounding it.

Other attractions of Okinawa include Tsuboya Pottery District, Kokusaidori, Ocean Expo Park and Okinawa World.