Ryukyu Kingdom, the royal palace symbolizing the history and culture of Okinawa. It was registered as the 11th World Heritage in Japan in 2000. There are high cultural and historical values in the unique architectural style and stone technique which blended China and Japan's castle culture. Shuri Castle is divided into inner and outer shells. The inner shell was completed in the early 15th century, the outer shell was completed in the mid 16th century. Shuri Castle was supplemented not only as the "royal palace" where the king and family of the Kingdom of the Ryukyus reside, but also the role as the headquarters of the administrative organization "Shurusawa" of the kingdom rule.
Cobblestone road in Shuri Kinjo Town
"Shiogi Kinjo Town cobblestone road" will be a part of the way that connects Shuri and various places established in the era of the Ryukyu Dynasty Kingseong (1477 - 1526) . This Pathway miraculously escaped the war of Okinawa warfare during the Pacific War is one of the few tourist attractions to tell the richness and richness of the Ryukyu dynasty era. You can also see the stone walls of the residences that remain on both sides of the road, "Utaki of the inner Kinjo (Utaki no Utaki)" that has been protected as a sanctuary to worship the gods, Okinawa's famous "Shuri Akagi of Shuri Kinjo" A walking spot of Shuri Castle It is close to the moon gate so you can enjoy shuri castle sightseeing and set.
Naha Kokusai Dori
Okinawa's premier downtown area, international street. The name of the street that lasts 1.6 km from the prefectural office North exit intersection in Naha city to Ansato three-way street. This street, which has made remarkable progress from the postwar burning field, is also called "one mile of miracle" after 1.6 km. Currently, many shops and restaurants are lined up on both sides of this street, and Yoshimoto Okinawa Kagetsuki is open, etc. It is a popular spot both locals and tourists. There are plenty of events such as "10,000 Aces Dancing Corps" being held.
First Makishi Public Market
Public market of Naha city, Okinawa prefecture. Market centering on the sale of foodstuffs including seafood and meat. Okinawa's unique food ingredients are prepared, and it is also called "Naha's stomach", "Naha city's kitchen" and so on. Although it is hard to understand with the entrance alone, the public market is a three-story building, and the use of general customers is up to the second floor. On the second floor there are about ten canteenes, a system that allows you to cook fresh ingredients purchased on the first floor.
Naha city beach resort. Although it is a population beach, it is a white sand beach, the blue sea is Okinawa itself. Marine activities such as diving experience, urban type beach equipped with BBQ facilities. Naha Airport is near, and you can enjoy Okinawa to the full extent of the last stay in Okinawa.
Shrine in Wakasa, Naha city. In the modern company system, it was graduated in a bankruptcy small company, and now it is designated as an appendix shrine of the shrine head office. It is located on a hill that overlooks Naha Port, and has been popular as "Nanmin". It is one of the eight Ryukyu companies and has been certified as the Ryukyu Kunin New Ninomiya from the national first public meeting.
In 2015, a comprehensive island resort called "Setajima Umikajirasu" which is reminiscent of "Mediterranean resort" was born. It is a recommended spot for a bit of sightseeing because there are unusual natural hot spring open-air baths and authentic Italian restaurants in Okinawa Prefecture in about 20 minutes by car. A popular spot as it is possible to see an airplane at a close distance from the island! In addition, you can appreciate the wonderful sunset around the west coast of Setajima. If you are more lucky, you can see a miraculous phenomenon called "green flash" that emits green light, just a moment when the sun will settle on the horizon.
As a separate residence of the Ryukyu royal family and also as a stay facility hospitable from China, it was founded around the end of the 18th century. It is built with Japanese landscape gardens and Chinese style gardens mixed. You can know the hospitality spirit of old people, full of taste to please visitors, such as ponds jumping into the eyes and stone bridges and Rokkakudo of the Chinese style through the cobblestone road surrounded by banyan mullet and acacia. In 2000, it is also registered as a World Heritage Site as one of "Gusuku and related heritage group of Ryukyu Kingdom".
Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum
Culture facility that combines the functions of museum. The museum exhibits the nature, history, culture, arts and crafts of Okinawa, and the museum is exhibited mainly by works of artists from Okinawa Prefecture and Okinawa. Contemporary art work by writers who are related to Okinawa and Okinawa, exhibited contemporary art works of Japan and other Asian countries and America. We are changing the exhibition three or four times a year.
Food of Okinawa
Traditional Okinawa festivals and events are also one of the real thrill in enjoying Okinawa. In Naha city you can have fun with participating in and seeing events such as New Year's party, Naha Harley, Ten thousand Eisa corps, Naha Primary Papers Festival, Autumn Banquet, Shuri Castle Festival, NAHA Marathon etc. Ten thousand people Acer Dancing Corps is a tourist who can participate jumping into "Niwaka Eisa Corps" on the day. We accept to join it at the prefectural public plaza entrance in the morning. (Entrance fee for 1,000 yen.)
Event of Naha city
Traditional Okinawa festivals and events are also one of the real thrill in enjoying Okinawa. In Naha city you can have fun with participating in and seeing events such as New Year's party, Naha Harley, Ten thousand Acer Odori Corps, Naha Primary Papers Festival, Mid Autumn Banquet, Shuri Castle Festival, NAHA Marathon etc. Ten thousand people Acer Dancing Corps is a tourist who can participate jumping into "Shikaaka Eisa Corps" on the day (guidance at the entrance fee of 1,000 yen in the morning at the prefectural public plaza in the morning), we will give guidance.
T Galleria BY DFS
DFS Galleria Okinawa which was opened in 2004 (2004) was newly reborn as T Galleria Okinawa in April of 2014. It is a road-type duty-free shop where you can buy a famous brand at a tax-exempt price without having a passport, which is only in Okinawa prefecture Japan.
Tsuboya pottery streets
「Yachimun」means pottery in Okinawa. You can imagine by the name of this area “Tsuboya”, Ryukyu Kingdom gathered all of potter in Naha city and made this area 300 years ago. There are still many shops and you can see historical kilns. Also you can experience making pottery in some shops, we suggest to try it.
Fuzhou Garden is a Chinese style garden in which traditional Chinese landscapes and buildings were traditionally expressed in the garden with a total area of 8,500 m 2 (2,600 tsubo). You can enjoy the scenery of the four seasons with seasonal trees and flowers.
Night life in Okinawa
Naha city is the biggest town area in Okinawa. Eating and drinking establishments are also substantial, and there are various shops ranging from popular spots for many tourists to taverns popular with locals. You can go to the south entrance of the international street in 15 minutes. And there are many dining spots in 5 minutes from the hotel. so please ask the hotel staff when you go out.