Kokusai Street is the main entertainment strip in Naha and runs for about 1.6 km, stretching from Palette Kumoji (Ryubo department store) to the Asato intersection. There are many souvenir shops as well as eating and drinking establishments lining both sides of the street.
Naha Municipal Tsuboya Pottery Museum. This is an old building with a stone floor, transmitting the atmosphere of the old Okinawa. Here you can see various pottery from the Jomon Period to present day and also learn about the techniques of pottery making. The pottery in Okinawa is called "yachimun".
Naha is dotted with tourist spots, such as Tsuboya Yachimun-dori Street, home to Tsuboya-yaki potteries, and Makishi Public Market, which evokes nostalgia for old Okinawa. Bustling with people, products and cultures across Japan and around the world, the port is a very tropical, adventure-filled place to visit.
Gokoku Shrine is a Shinto shrine in Ônoyama Park, Naha, Okinawa prefecture, dedicated to the spirits of those killed in war. Though established originally, and still operated today, as a Japanese Shinto shrine, the grounds contain numerous altars or sacred spots associated with the indigenous Ryukyuan religion.
About Shikina-en Shikina-en is located in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, and is the largest villa that belonged to the Ryukyu royal family which existed for 450 years between 1429 and 1879. It was used for recreation by the royal family as well as for entertaining envoys from foreign countries.
So we hopped in the car and took a short ride down to Naha for a visit to one of our favorite parks – Shintoshin Park. This park is tucked back behind the Prefectural Museum. There is a large open grassy field suitable for impromptu games of soccer or baseball, surrounded on 3 sides by large shade trees. In one corner there is a playground ...
CONTRIBUTED BY QUENTIN RICHARDSON Sueyoshi Koen is a large park along the southern edge of Urasoe and the northern edge of Naha. It provides a large space for different types of activities, but ultimately, provides a serious break from the nearby congestion.
Naha in the south of the main island of Okinawa is the capital city of the Prefecture and the center of business, culture, arts, entertainment and politics. Nearly all visitors will begin their visit to Okinawa by arriving at the Naha International Airport or Naha's Tomari Sea Port.
Though the park is small, children will enjoy their time here. Here, every February to March, 400 cherry blossom trees will bloom alongside the river. During this time there is the “Naha Cherry Blossom Festival”. Here you can enjoy not only the beauty of the blossoms but also the beauty of the traditional culture of Okinawa through different presentations.