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Okinawa Japan photography group featuring unique pictures of Okinawa
Miyako-jima Island offers a wide variety of sightseeing and activities for visitors to explore if you can pull yourself away from the beaches. Some of the best SCUBA Diving in the world can be found on the coral reefs of Miyako-jima. There are also many nature lovers sites to visit on land at places like Hirara City Tropical Plant Garden, Shimajiri Mangroves, Miyako Paradise, and Higashi Henna Promontory. If you feel like a drive or walk head to Ikema bridge or Kurima bridge for some of the best views of the stunning emerald green and cobalt blue ocean. Don’t forget to check out German Culture Village Ueno for a unique experience while visiting Okinawa.
|German Culture Village Ueno
Replica of the German Castle Marksburg, containing the "Museum of Philanthropy". Visit "Kinderhaus" a place for children to experience fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm, Parts of Berlin Wall, and many German toys. The theme park also features an ...
The Ikema-bridge connects the islands of Miyako and Ikema. It is 1425m long and it`s construction costs were 9.9 billion yen. It was finished and opened for traffic in 1992 ...
|Miyako Traditional Crafts Research Center
Miyako-Jōfu is a traditional cloth of the highest quality originating on Miyakojima Island dating back to the 1600’s, made by weaving flax known as choma. Guided tours of the Weaving Association are ...
Okinawa like many tropical and subtropical climates with costal areas has mangroves and the important eco-systems surrounding them. Okinawa has six mangrove species from four different families, five of which can be found on Miyakojima Island ...
|Higashi Henna Promontory
360 degree views of the coral reef below clearly visible from the top of the cliff through the crystal clear waters. Schools of colorful tropical fish can be seen swimming among the plant and coral life. Also on the top ...
the longest farm road bridge in Japan the Kurima-bridge was completed in 1995 and boasts an impressive 1,690 meter in length. What makes this bridge truly special is not the distance it spans but rather the spectacular views to be had while crossing it ...
On Miyakojima Island you can have an opportunity to visit the local Awamori brewery and take a 20 minute tour. The tour will explain the unique process involved in making Awamori, Tours must be arranged in advance ...
Local history tells a tale of two guarded gates that once stood in front of the Yamatogā Well. The general public living on Miyakojima Island was not allowed to enter the well. Admittance was reserved to a select group of officials from Shuri Castle, the former capital of ...
|Hirara City Tropical Plant Garden
This tropical garden located near Miyakojima’s largest city is filled with colorful trees and flowers. Some of the highlights of Hirara City Tropical Plant Garden include promenades filled with the Okinawa Prefectural Flower called the “Deigo Flower.” Visitors can also enjoy ...
Tropical butterflies can be found fluttering around the garden year round at Miyako Paradise. Adding to the beauty of the butterflies is the over 200 species of tropical plants in the magnificently manicured private grounds. Miyako Paradise also cultivates a large selection of ...
Miyakojima Island has a history of suffering under heavy taxation, called Ninto-zei until the beginning of the Meiji Period . Before the Meiji Period the tax was levied on every islander taller than the 1.4 meter tall stone ...
|Yukishio Salt Factory
Recognized by the Guinness Book of Records for producing “salt that contains the most mineral element varieties.” Yukishio Salt Factory offers tours by full time guides. You will get a chance to see how they extract the salt from the Ryukyu limestone where it was ...