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Highlights of Okinawa

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    Diving Spots
    Diving SpotsFind your favorite spot in a variety of seas in Okinawa!Let’s look at diving spots that Okinawa is proud of in each area i...
    Beginners welcome! The staple marine activity
    Beginners welcome! The staple marine activityCheck the 10 basic activities to enjoy the Okinawa sea.Okinawa is know for its blue ocean...
    EisaIndulge in eisa, the traditional performing art of Okinawa“In Okinawa, you can hear sounds of taiko being practiced somewhere ever...
    KarateThe Breathtaking Okinawa Karate DemonstrationKarate is a very popular form of martial arts along with judo and kendo, and Okinaw...
    FoodFlavors Developed from a Unique HistoryThe traditional cuisine of Okinawa was developed during the Great Trade era of the 14th cen...
    1. Nakijin-jō site - Nakijin Castle Remains
    1. Nakijin-jō site (Nakijin Castle Remains)The Castle of the Lord of Hokuzan During Sanzan PeriodBack in the old days, there was a civ...

Discover Okinawa

Okinawa has so much to offer including the beautiful sea, natural forests, the world heritage sites with a long history, the own unique food culture, various shopping spots and more.


Okinawa consists of 160 large and small islands including 49 inhabited islands over a vast ocean area. The coral reefs, crystal-clear blue seas, white sand beaches, and beautiful natural scenery combine to form different images on each island.

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Browse travel plans with recommended destinations and attractions. Choose the plan which fits your style of traveling to best enjoy Okinawa!

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About Okinawa

Okinawa Prefecture is located at the southernmost tip of Japan. With a beautiful transparent sea and rich natural environment, Okinawa has become one of Japan’s most popular tourist destinations. Find out more about Okinawa!

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  • A cute smoothie filled with the bounty of Okinawa! Wanna try? 📷:@chan.tsz.ying #visitokinawa
  • The plumeria is very sensitive to cold weather, but it thrives in Okinawa's subtropical climate. 📷:@seatechnico #visitokinawa
  • Snorkeling over the huge expanse of coral reef in Sekisei Lagoon is an exhilarating experience. 📷:@ippei.janine #visitokinawa
  • Riding your bicycle or motorcycle over Ikema Bridge allows you to enjoy a breathtaking view of the ocean. #visitokinawa
  • Strolling around the streets of Hamahiga Island, you'll feel like you have travelled back to Okinawa as it once was. 📷:@175uhr #visitokinawa
  • How about hopping on the Okinawa Monorail "Yui Rail" for a sightseeing adventure? 📷:@danishadventurer #visitokinawa