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Native Okinawan Villege

424 Ishikawa | Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park, Motobu-cho, Kunigami-gun 905-0206, Okinawa Prefecture
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Most Bypass this Exhibit, Unlucky for them..

Located just below the Central Entrance to the Ocean Expo Park. This is a great representation of... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Nakagawa1971
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Darwin, Australia
Love It! Visited twice within a week

Highly recommend this attraction! What I like: -get to see the architecture from different... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
WithKidsInMind
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  • Excellent28%
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  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
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4 days ago
“Most Bypass this Exhibit, Unlucky for them..”
4 weeks ago
“Love It! Visited twice within a week”
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424 Ishikawa | Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park, Motobu-cho, Kunigami-gun 905-0206, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Located just below the Central Entrance to the Ocean Expo Park. This is a great representation of a culture in many means. Clearly it has had input from generations of knowledge. To be in Okinawa it is nice to see this. As many attractions focus...More

Thank Nakagawa1971
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Highly recommend this attraction! What I like: -get to see the architecture from different eras; interesting to see how it started with thatched roof housing wooden beams etc... so interesting. After seeing this, one might think of the thatched roof cottages in England wondering which...More

Thank WithKidsInMind
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

If you wander away from the grand aquarium, you will eventuall come to the Okinawan village comprising a number of old houses lovingly moved and reconstructed as a compact museum site that you can wander around. It was a gloomy, rain-threatening day in April when...More

Thank rtimhunt
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

This was the best example of Okinawa architecture that I saw in Okinawa. Best of all it was free. English explanations were available at most buildings. The staff were friendly and informative.

Thank Craig M
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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

These are located with the Ocean Expo Park and these provided good insight to the traditional village life.

Thank JustLoveToFly
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Reviewed 15 April 2016

There is a Native Okinawan Village near by Ocean Expo Park in Okinawa. Aquarium was very famous and clouded plenty of people. But in the village, there are very a few people. I was taught how to play Shamisen (=a Japanese traditional instrument with three...More

1  Thank miyokom557
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Reviewed 19 February 2016

This was cool to see the old style Okinawan houses and village. Very clean and different types of houses to see.

1  Thank usmcmvp
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Reviewed 8 January 2016

This attraction that is located inside the Ocean Expo Park is free of charge. It's really interesting to see the various native Okinawan houses, where you can go inside them.

Thank Cliff1989
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Reviewed 20 October 2015

I love history and anthropology and this was one of my favorite exhibits! Seeing how people lived in the past it is very cool to be able to walk around in houses like theirs and see the instruments they played. I was here in 2011...More

1  Thank Kmcgrew90
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Reviewed 24 July 2015

A pleasant surprise when we stopped by at a small hut on a rainy day to seek shelter only to find two elderly ladies (who are actually staff of the attraction) ready to hand out black sugar candies and hot green tea to us in...More

Thank Zachary_KMH
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