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Jahana Kippan

1-5-14 Matsuo, Naha City
Tel: 098-867-3687
Hours: 9:30-18:00
Closed: Sun *Open on holidays


The Traditional martial art of the Ryukyus

The evolving legacy of Uchinanchu

首里 琉染

Shuri Ryusen

1-54 Yamagawa-cho, Shuri, Naha City
Tel: 098-886-1131
Hours: 9:00-18:00
Closed: Wed
Admission: Free

Ryusen produces bingata, a traditional Okinawan dyed cloth made using stencils and other methods. Create your own coral-dyed T-shirt using agatized coral of various shapes and sizes. Prices are 3,000 yen for adults and 2,500 yen for children younger than elementary school students.

アイリッシュパブ ハウディ スタンド


1-3-68 Makishi, Naha
Mon. - Thu./Sun./Holidays 15:00 - 01:00
Fri., Sat. and Holiday eve 15:00 - 03:00

Howdy Stand serves Irish luck and Guinness on Kokusai Street


Shurijo Castle Park

1-2 Kinjo-cho, Shuri, Naha City
Tel: 098-886-2020
Hours for the paid area: April-June 8:30-19:00; July-September 8:30-20:00; October-November 8:30-19:00; December-March 8:30-18:00
Hours for the free area: April-June 8:00-19:30; July-September 8:00-20:30; October-November 8:00-19:30; December-March 8:00-18:30
Closed: 1st Wed and Thu of July
Admission: 820 yen for adults, 620 yen for ages 16-18, 310 yen for ages 6-15, free for children under 6.
Annual passport: 1,620 yen for adults, 1,240 yen for ages 16-18, 620 yen for ages 6-15.

Shurijo Castle prospered as the Ryukyu Kingdom’s center of politics, diplomacy and culture and is now inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. Shurijo Castle was rebuilt in 1992, and the castle and nearby historic assets, including a number of gates leading to the Shurijo Seiden as well as the castle walls, have become a historical park.


Ameku Ryubo Rakuichi

Tel: 098-941-1188
Hours: 10:00-21:00


Naha Main Place

This mall, popular with locals, is open until 23:00 and hosts a market, a movie theater, Tokyu Hands, restaurants and stores selling apparel, sports equipment, electronics and household goods.

Tel: 098-951-3300
Hours: 9:00-23:00


Senagajima Umikaji Terrace

Tel: 098-851-7446

Tsuboya Pottery Festival

Some areas in Shurijo Castle Park open after fire