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Islands Near the Okinawa Main Island

When you hear the phrase “islands in Okinawa”, Miyako Island and Ishigaki Island probably come to mind, however there are many unique islands scattered throughout the vicinity of the Okinawa Main Island. Representative islands are Iheya Island and Noho Island, where rituals from the Ryukyu Kingdom era have been passed down to the present, and the Kerama Islands, which is known as a world class diving spot. Another big attraction of these islands is easy access from the Okinawa Main Island by ship and airplane. A huge variety of interesting island experiences are possible. For example, you can take a drive on the Kaichu-doro (the Road Through the Sea) connecting the Okinawa Main Island and Henza Island, and can continue your drive to visit Hamahiga Island, Miyagi Island, and Ikei Island, where Okinawan culture and nature feature prominently.

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Islands Near the Okinawa Main Island