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Okinawa Japan photography group featuring unique pictures of Okinawa
With such a rich History Yomitan Okinawa has an abundance of sightseeing spots to check out, such as Zakimi castle, Murasaki Mura, Yomitan Village History and Folklore Museum, Yomitan Fishing Port, and the Yomitan Pottery Village as well as many other places that appeal to what ever your Okinawa sightseeing interest might be.
The cultural theme park offering a slice of Okinawa History gives visitors an opportunity to try their hand at as many as 65 different crafts in 18 of the villages replica factories. If crafts are not your thing then just taking a walk around the very photogenic Murasaki Mura is a rather worthy option so remember to bring a ...
|Yomitan Village History and Folklore Museum
at the entrance to the grounds of Zakimi Castle this is a great little museum is jam packed full of Okinawa culture, artifacts, and Art from the Yomitan village area....
|Yomitan Fishing Port (Toya port)
Many locals and non Okinawans frequent the market to buy fresh fish caught in the nets that very same day. Horse mackerel, rabbit fish, sardine, and local Okinawan Gurukun. Stop for a bite to eat at the small restaurant located...
|Zakimi castle - Zakimi-gusuku
An Okinawan style castle named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in November 2000. During WWII the castle was used as a gun emplacement by the Japanese and was subsequently destroyed in the Battle of Okinawa. After the World War Two Zakimi Castle was used as a radar station by the U.S. military occupying Okinawa...
|Yachimun no Sato - Yomitan Pottery Village
Yachimun means pottery and Yomitan Okinawa is famous for its pottery. local craftsmen own and manage their own workshops, spending their days toiling away making beautiful traditional and modern works of Okinawan...