Guide to Educational Travel in Okinawa

Facility List

  • Shurijo Castle Park

    Shurijo Castle Park

    Shurijo Castle Park includes Shurijo Castle where the ancient Ryukyuan Kings lived and many other historical sites associated with the Ryukyu Kingdom. Here, visitors can experience Ryukyuan history and culture as well as the unique architectural style.

    Capacity

    1,500 people

    Required Time

    90min

    Accepts Visitors

    All Year Round

    Multilingual Services

    Pamphlet、Audio Guide、Panel Display

    Wheelchair Acces

    Available

    Address/1-2 Kinjo-cho, Naha City, Okinawa

    +81-98-886-2020

  • Fukushu-En Park

    Fukushu-En Park

    Fukushu-En Park encompasses a total area of 8500 m². The ancient Chinese scenery and structures express traditional Chinese methods, and the seasonal trees and flowers are arranged in a pattern evocative of the four seasons.

    Capacity

    300 people

    Required Time

    30 – 60 min

    Accepts Visitors

    All Year Round

    Multilingual Services

    Pamphlet、Panel Display

    Wheelchair Acces

    Available

    Address/2-29-19 Kume, Naha City, Okinawa

    +81-98-869-5384

  • Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum

    Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum

    The Okinawa Prefectural Museum offers exhibits showing Okinawa’s nature, history, culture and other aspects. The Art Museum principally displays works by artists having a connection with Okinawa. There is even a section where visitors may try on dyed fabrics.

    Capacity

    100 people

    Required Time

    30 – 60 min

    Accepts Visitors

    All Year Round

    Multilingual Services

    Audio Guide、Tablet

    Wheelchair Acces

    Available

    Address/3-1-1 Omoromachi, Naha City, Okinawa

    +81-98-941-8200

  • The Nakamura House

    The Nakamura House

    This residence was constructed in the traditional Okinawan architectural style in the mid-18th century. It is a very valuable structure representative of a prewar house and has been preserved in its original state.

    Capacity

    40 people

    Required Time

    20 min

    Accepts Visitors

    All Year Round

    Multilingual Services

    Pamphlet 

    Wheelchair Acces

    Not available

    Address/106Oshiro, Kitanakagusuku Village, Okinawa

    +81-98-935-3500(The Nakamura House Souvenir Shop)

  • Yomitan Pottery Village

    Yomitan Pottery Village

    Many traditional Okinawan pottery workshops have been established in Yomitan Pottery Village. Visitors may purchase their favorite pottery works and tour the kiln.

    Capacity

    No limits inside the village (capacity differs depending on pottery studio)

    Required Time

    60 – 90 min.

    Accepts Visitors

    capacity differs depending on pottery studio

    Multilingual Services

    *Differs depending on the pottery studio.

    Wheelchair Acces

    Available in public restrooms. (Depends on the workshops for other restrooms)

    Address/2653-1 Zakimi, Yomitan Village, Okinawa

    +81-98-958-6494 (Yomitan Village Tourism Association)

  • Taketomi Island Visitor Center Taketomi Yugafu-kan

    Taketomi Island Visitor Center Taketomi Yugafu-kan

    The facility uses video, exhibits and sound to show how traditional culture, performing arts and people’s lives developed within the bountiful nature of Taketomi Island and Iriomote-Ishigaki National Park.

    Capacity

    80 people

    Required Time

    30 – 60 min

    Accepts Visitors

    All Year Round(Closed during typhoons)

    Multilingual Services

    Panel Display、Image (partial)

    Wheelchair Acces

    Available

    Address/Taketomi, Taketomi Town, Okinawa

    +81-980-85-2488(NPO Takidhun)

※“Visitor capacity” indicates the maximum number of people allowed into a facility at one time.
※“Barrier-free” indicates whether or not the facility provides wheelchair access.