VISIT OKINAWA JAPAN Official Okinawa Travel Guide

June 29, 2021

Enjoy flowers all year round

In Okinawa, there are various flower festivals every season where you can take pictures of colorful flowers, such as cherry blossoms, azaleas, lilies, and sunflowers. In this artic...
June 8, 2021

Enjoy the spectacular view of Okinawa from the sky. One-of-a-kind experience of helicopter cruising flight

Beautiful sea and rich nature are one of the best attractiveness of Okinawa. Although you can enjoy the beauty with bus or rented car sightseeing, if you want a one-of-a-kind exper...
June 2, 2021

The charm of Ojima Island, a must stop in your sightseeing drive in southern Okinawa

Ojima Islandis located in the south of Nanjo City, which is popularly known as the “City of Heart” because of its heart shape. The island is one of the most popular spots to stop b...
April 5, 2021

Shurijo Castle – Reconstruction on Display

On October 31st, 2019, a large fire at Shurijo Castle destroyed nine structures including the Seiden main building. Following the tragic event, Okinawa received enormous support fr...
March 26, 2021

A New Take on Classics, Okinawa’s Vegan Cuisine

Okinawa is one of the world’s “Blue Zones” which are known for the longevity of their people. ...
March 12, 2021

New Efforts to Protect Beautiful Okinawa

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are the calls for action by all countries to preserve the environment, put an end to poverty, and to achieve a better and more sustainable futu...
February 26, 2021

Visiting Tamagusuku Castle Ruins

Nanjo City is located in the southeast of Okinawa Main Island. Sefa-utaki, a World Heritage Site, and Kudaka Island, considered the island of the gods, are located in the city. ...
February 10, 2021

IMUGE. Revival of a Ryukyu Spirit

During the Ryukyu Kingdom dynasty, working-class locals brewed their own alcohol. ...
January 29, 2021

Urumarché the Heart of Farm to Table

For travelers, it is always a good sign when you find a place that is popular with the locals. Urumarché, a market in Uruma City, is a focal point for sharing information on local ...
January 20, 2021

Ethical Denim Created in Okinawa

The sugarcane plant thrives in Okinawa’s warm climate and is a valuable source of sugar. ...
January 19, 2021

The Rich Diversity of the Yambaru Art Festival

The Yambaru Art Festival 2020-2021 takes place in Yanbaru, the northern part of Okinawa Main Island. In 2021, it will be held from January 23rd to February 21st. Mr. Choji Nakahodo...
January 5, 2021

Antibacterial products created in Okinawa

The spread of COVID-19 has led to a “new normal” with the increased use of antibacterial products. For some people, however, there are concerns that overuse of chemicals on their h...