Okinawa Island Guide

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Okinawa Island Guide
第38回 金武町まつり

Kin Town Festival


Sea Side BBQ

1668-2 Igei, Kin Town
Tel: 098-968-8900
Hours: 16:00-22:00; Sat-Sun 10:00-22:00 (last order 21:00)
Closed: Mon


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Mangroves on the Okukubi River

Kin, Kin Town
This is the only place on the main island of Okinawa where four different types of mangroves can be observed growing together. The area is also known as a good spot for bird watching as the natural surroundings attract quite a large number of birds.


Shinkaichi district

Shinkaichi, Kin Town

Since its appearance in films and photo magazines, the Shinkaichi district has come into the limelight as a new sightseeing spot. Shinkaichi, located right across from the main gate of Camp Hansen, is Kin's entertainment center with numerous bars and restaurants with unique food choices including taco rice. The walls of the area are covered in impressive graffiti.


Kin Ukkaga

640 Kin, Kin Town

One of Okinawa's most important spring water sources, also known as the ''fountain of longevity.''


Kin Shonyudo

222 Kin, Kin Town
Tel: 098-968-8581
Hours: 9:00-16:45 (Kannon Chaya)
Open daily
Admission: 400 yen

With ideal conditions for aging awamori, this cave on the Kin Kannon Temple grounds offers an awamori storage service in which 10,000 bottles are currently stored.


Kin Kannon Temple

222 Kin, Kin Town

This is a traditional wooden temple built about 480 years ago. Kin Kannon Temple did not suffer direct war damage, and even today it retains its old architecture.

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Kin Local Product Center

4086-1 Kin, Kin Town
Hours: 10:30-18:00
Closed: Mon

Available here are a variety of sweets and noodles prepared from Kin's specialty product, taanmu (a type of taro). Local dishes such as taanmu soba and taanmu soup are on offer at the eatery.