Itoman Sights & Activities

Because the some of the worst parts of the battle of Okinawa were fought in the south part of the main Okinawa Island, much of this areas sightseeing spots are dedicated to important war memorials such as The Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum, Okinawa Peace Memorial Hall, Himeyuri Peace Museum. But there are some places to see with a lighter atmosphere in the area like Okinawa world which features Gyokusendo Cave, Culture kingdom, and Habu Park

 

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Okinawa World Nanjyo city Okinawa World
One of the big attraction at this theme park is Gyokusendo Cave, with a total length of 5 Km. Above ground is a replica of a traditional Okinawa village, where visitors can experience and observe many workshops featuring traditional crafts of Okinawa’s unique culture ...
okinawa peace memorial hall itoman okinawa japan Okinawa Peace Memorial Hall
Located on Mabuni Hill, the site where the Battle of Okinawa ended. Inside the hall is the world’s largest lacquer statue of Buddha that took over 18 years to build as well as an art museum, meditation forest, peace bell and paintings symbolizing ...
okinawa preferture peace memorial museum The Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum
located in the Okinawa Peace Memorial Park and is the largest war memorial in Okinawa. The museum is divided into five separate areas three of which focus on the battle of Okinawa. There are exhibits that cover the history of Okinawa leading up to WWII ...
Himeyuri Peace Museum Okinawa Japan Himeyuri Peace Museum
Dedicated to the 194 schoolgirls and 17 teachers mobilized as nurse assistants during the Battle of Okinawa in 1945. Sent out to work as field nurses during the Battle. Tragically, only five of them survived the carnage know as “the typhoon of steel”.

 

South Okinawa Tours

 JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Southern Okinawa Bus Tour (Morning)
See the historic sites of Southern Okinawa. Tours are facilitated by a portable audio device in English, Chinese & Korean. Lunch included
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Southern Okinawa Bus Tour (Aftternoon)
See the historic sites of Southern Okinawa. Tours are facilitated by a portable audio device in English, Chinese & Korean. Lunch included
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Walking Tour (Half Day:2 persons)
Visit Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum, Shurijo Castle, Tsuboya Yachimun Street, Heiwa Shopping Street and Makishi Public by public transportation with English speaking guide.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Walking Tour (Half Day:3 persons)
Visit Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum, Shurijo Castle, Tsuboya Yachimun Street, Heiwa Shopping Street and Makishi Public by public transportation with English speaking guide.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Walking Tour (Half Day:4 persons)
Visit Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum, Shurijo Castle, Tsuboya Yachimun Street, Heiwa Shopping Street and Makishi Public by public transportation with English speaking guide.
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