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  • Jul 28, 2021

    Amami-Okinawa added to the World Natural Heritage List!!

    On July 26, 2021, Amami Oshima, Tokunoshima, Northern Okinawa Island, and Iriomote Island (collectively called Amami-Okinawa) of Nanasei Shoto, a chain of islands that stretch acro...
  • Mar 29, 2021

    Regarding Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

    Entry restrictions from overseas to Japan still continue but Okinawa Prefecture has lifted all coronavirus-related restrictions on domestic travels. ...
  • Mar 10, 2021

    SUSTAINABLE LUXURY TREEHOUSE ECO RESORT SET TO OPEN IN OKINAWA IN 2021

    Okinawa is set to welcome the opening of a brand new sustainable luxury eco resort in April, 2021. Designed with the concept of bringing its guests closer to nature, Treeful Treeho...
  • Mar 5, 2021

    “Alluring Okinawa: Taking Steps into a New Era of Tourism” was aired on NHK World!

    “Alluring Okinawa: Taking Steps into a New Era of Tourism" will be aired on NHK World! In this program, we will introduce these people to discover new attractions of Okinawa, Okina...
  • Dec 25, 2020

    New Year Holiday Business Hour 2021

    Business hours of main tourist facilities in Okinawa - 2021 new year ...
  • Nov 4, 2020

    Tourism Website Offering Fun Karate Experiences Launched

    “Enjoy Karate Tourism in Okinawa!”, a website that offers tourists the chance to experience karate in its birthplace of Okinawa, was launched on October 28, 2020. A wide variety of...
  • Oct 27, 2020

    Areas Open at Shurijo Castle

    A fire occurred in the early morning of October 31st 2019 at the Shurijo Castle Seiden (main hall) in Naha on the Okinawa main island. UNESCO World Heritage site Shurijo Castle's S...
  • Oct 26, 2020

    Initiatives for the Reconstruction of Shurijo Castle

    Before dawn on October 31, 2019, at least seven buildings, including the Seiden, of Shurijo Castle, an Okinawa landmark, completely burned down due to a fire. We have received many...
  • Oct 26, 2020

    Notice Concerning Expressway Traffic Restrictions

    Duration: 2020/10/12 - 2021/7/31 Due to construction taking place on the Okinawa Expressway Kyoda Interchange bridge onramp, the Onna entryway has been modified. Information may be...
  • Oct 2, 2020

    Shurijo Castle Park reopens to the public following devastating fire

    Parts of Shurijo Castle Park have reopened to the public for the first time following a devastating fire in 2019. ...