101 Things to Do in Okinawa

The time has come my friends to talk of many things! Of beaches, sea glass, food and historical things! So while the tea is boiling hot! And whether the pigs in Oki have wings…here are the 101 places to visit in Okinawa that I have found on an amazing blog right HERE ! I will update this as the years progress….I hope that we are able to visit all 101 things!

HISTORICAL/CULTURAL ATTRACTIONS: 21

Shuri Castle
Okinawa Prefectural Museum
Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum
Peace Prayer Park
Himeyuri Peace Museum
Naval Underground Headquarters
Tomori Stone Lion (Oldest Shisa Dog in Okinawa)
Tsuboya Pottery Museum
Nakamura House
Futenma Shrine
Naminoue-gu Shrine
Nenpou-Ji Temple
Nagagusuku Castle Ruins
Katsuren Castle Ruins
Nakijin Castle Ruins
Zakimi Castle Ruins
Tamagusuku Castle Ruins
Agena Castle Ruins
Melody Road
Naha Fish Market
Sefa-utaki (sacred site)

PARKS AND GARDENS: 17

Fukushen Garden
Comprehensive Park
Southeast Botanical Garden
Shikina-en Royal Garden
Ryukyu Mura
Okinawa World
Pineapple Park
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium
Ryugujo Butterfly Garden
Neo Park
Murasaki Mura
Tobaru Koen Park (Roller Slide Park)
Dino Park
Yohena Ajisai (Hydrangea) Garden
Kijoka Iris Field
Kin Town Cosmos Field
Bios on the Hill

EVENTS AND FESTIVALS: 18

Cherry Blossom Festival
Sunflower Festival
Azalea Festival
Lily Festival
Tug of War Festival
Naha Dragon Boat Race
10,000 Eisa Festival
Shuri Castle Festival
Ishikawa/Uruma Bullfight
Whale Watching
Tsuboya Pottery Festival
Shi Shi Mai Festival
Uruma Sparkling Festival
Summer Festival at Ocean Expo Park
Orion Beer Festival
Ginoza Strawberry Farms
Ryukyu Kings Game
Okinawa Food Flea

HIKES / OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES: 8

Tadake Falls
Hiji Falls
Fukugawa Falls
Aha Falls
Stairway to Heaven
Ziplining @ Forest Adventure Park
Camping at Beach Rock Village
Bise Village

ISLANDS: 12

Tokashiki Island
Zamami Island
Ie Island
Kouri Island
Ikei Island
Hamahiga Island
Tsuken-jima (Carrot Island)
Yoron Island
Izena Island
Ojima Island
Ishigaki Island
Iriomote Island

BEACHES / CAPES: 10

Cape Zana
Toguchi Beach
Cape Maeda
Cape Manzamo
Seaglass Beach
Sand Dollar Beach
Ride a Flyboard
Snorkeling or Scuba Diving
Swimming with Whale Sharks
Cape Hedo

MISCELLANEOUS / SHOPPING + EATING: 15

Kokusai Street
Coral Dying at Shuri Ryusen
Tsuboya Pottery Street
Yomitan Pottery Village
Ryukyu Glass Craft Village
Okinawa Rycom Mall
American Village
Sunabe Seawall
Minatogawa Stateside Town
Sweet Potato Factory
Orion Beer Factory
Helios Distillery
Blue Seal Ice Cream
Daiso ¥100 Store
Okinawa Soba Factory Cooking Class

 

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