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Okinawa World Bunka Okoku Gyokusendo

1336 Tamagusuku Maekawa, Nanjo 901-0616, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 98-949-7421
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A True 3 For 1

The Okinawa village is pretty cool, but also probably the least interesting of the attractions... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Andrew M
Huge cave with the cultural village

It's the big natural cave here. It's very beautiful and exciting. The light reflexes the rock that... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nix B
Bangkok, Thailand
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Full of charms of wonderful Okinawa! Endless blue sky, tropical flowers blooming under the shiny sun and sweet smell of the southern wind. Okinawa, where the unique Ryukyu Kingdom florished from the olden times. Vibrant traditional artifacts and culture are still there. Make your own craft item in Traditional Crafts Village, where you will be welcomed by many old local houses with beautiful red roof tiles, explore Gyokusendo, a stunningly beautiful limestone cave grown on a coral reef, and enjoy heroic Eisa dance and Habu vs Mongoose Show. Okinawa World, where you can experience Ryukyu time now. Enjoy your exceptional Okinawa here. Business hours AM9:00~PM5:00 (last admission) closes at PM 6:00 Open throughout the year
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  • Very good52%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1336 Tamagusuku Maekawa, Nanjo 901-0616, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 98-949-7421
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Reviewed yesterday

The Okinawa village is pretty cool, but also probably the least interesting of the attractions. This isn't because it sucks, but because everything else is so cool. The village is a grouping of traditional Okinawa style buildings that has crafts and arts that you can...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 6 days ago

It's the big natural cave here. It's very beautiful and exciting. The light reflexes the rock that make it exquisite. Moreover, There's okinawan cultural village. It likes a booth shop. There's museum in there too.

Thank Nix B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here recently . The caves were fantastic but do be aware they are 2km long so a far trek underground The animals ( turtles & snakes ) were kept in very poor accommodation , the park let itself down badly on this and...More

Thank Gizzmox
Reviewed 1 week ago

I live in downtown near Kokusai Road, the most fanous road for expats in Naha. From there, I took a bus no 83 to Okinawa World. Just that one bus and I already arrive in the place. I paid 560 or 580 yen one way....More

Thank stevesudjatmiko
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To get to Okinawa World we took the Yuirail to Asahibashi Station and from there walked up to Bus Stop "C" to catch bus number 83. The bus fare to destination is Y 580 for a long winding journey on the outskirts of Naha, and...More

Thank ChinmayHota
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was not sure what to expect going here but we were absolutely amazed by these caves. The network of caves is just under a mile long. It has an excellent pathway throughout and at every turn you will be amazed at the sheer size and...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

My family and I just visited here and we considered it a great place to learn local culture. In addition to the limestone cave, there was detailed demonstration of Okinawa culture in several aspects. For example, there was performance of traditional dance and music. There...More

Thank Bestlambert
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

The caves were awesome. It's a good 20 minutes to walk through the tunnels. Some parts were pretty narrow and they've cut through the stalactites to make the tunnel but they're still pretty impressive. There are some water ponds and they've put blue light to...More

Thank Eskimo328
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We came to explore Okinawa World as part of our South Okinawa adventure, here is what we think: Ambience: 4/5 (Compared to caves) Cleanliness: 5/5 (Compared to caves) Physical Ease: 5/5 (Compared to caves) Fun: 3/5 Value for Money: 3.5/5 The Good: If it's your...More

Thank S102OOdaniell
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Inside the cavern there is only one walkway crowded with tourists everywhere. The cavern itself is magnificent to see only if you're first time seeing it. But the beautiful blue ponds you see on the internet is all artificial lights (you would think it is...More

Thank Nathan C
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Thomas Y
19 May 2017|
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Response from joycehnp | Reviewed this property |
Near Naha, southern part of the island.
19 September 2015|
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Response from Aitoh | Reviewed this property |
10:30,12:30,14:30&16:00. I guess you can spend 2-3 hours in other areas & won't get boared to wait for show.