Urasoe Yodore is a mausoleum for royalty dating to the early years of the Ryukyu Kingdom era. Inside the tomb are shrines decorated with images of the Buddha and sculptures depicting a crane and a turtle, indicating a significant Buddhist influence in the kingdom. The shrines are registered as prefectural cultural assets. The mausoleum was built in a natural cave and is believed to be a prototype of traditional Okinawan tomb design. At Yodore Hall you can watch a video on the restoration of the interior of the tomb.
2-53 Nakama, Urasoe City
Admission: Adults ¥100, ages 6-13 ¥50
Underwater observatory and glass bottom boat
1744-4 Kise, Nago City
Hours: April-October 9:00-18:00; November-March 9:00-17:30
*Entrance permitted up to 30 minutes before closing time.
Combination admission (underwater observatory & glass-bottom boat):
2,060 yen for adults 1,650 yen for ages 16-18 and university and college students, 1,030 yen for ages 4-15
1,030 yen for adults, 820 yen for ages 16-18 and university and college students, 520 yen for ages 4-15
1,540 yen for adults, 1,230 yen for ages 16-18 and university and college students, 770 yen for ages 4-15
4-19 Nishizaki-cho, Itoman City
The Fish Center on the Itoman Roadside Station premises sells the catch of the day and accompanying items. Priced between ¥200 and ¥500, offerings include sashimi, sushi, shrimp or octopus skewers, scallops and lobster with sea urchin sauce.
410 Hamamoto, Motobu Town
This is a complex of wellness and recreational facilities where you can enjoy a wide variety of activities, ranging from swim-with-the-dolphins programs and hands-on cultural and craft workshops. Located right next to Motobu Genki Mura is Marine Piazza Okinawa, which is operated under the same ownership.
11-2 Minato, Chatan Town
Island Life Concierge's wide array of services ranges from limousine hire and vehicle arrangements to sunset cruises and marine activities. Island Life Concierge is happy to help you plan your ideal vacation in Okinawa but also can provide coordination services for your Okinawan wedding.
This is a park set in the midst of mangrove trees in Gesashi Bay. The mangrove forest has been designated a national natural monument. There is a walkway through the park and an observation deck from where visitors can observe the mangroves.
54-1 Gesashi, Higashi Village
Adults: ¥6,500 / ages 11-15 ¥4,500 / ages 4-10 ¥500 Ride hours: 9:00 / 10:20 / 11:40 / 13:00 / 14:20 / 15:40 / 17:00
*Ages 4-12 must ride with an adult.
*About a 20-minute drive from Kyodo I.C.,
the northernmost end of the Okinawa Expressway