Okinawa. Japan’s tropical getaway beloved by domestic and international travelers alike, Okinawa has a vibrant personality unlike anywhere else in Japan. Surrounded by stunning scenery you can admire.
So which Okinawan Islands should you visit? How do you get around? What local cuisine should you try? What are the best things to do in Okinawa?
The biggest city in the entire Okinawa Prefecture, Naha is filled with incredible best things to do in Okinawa, from touring the historic Shuri Castle.
If you’re visiting Naha, you shouldn’t stick to the city limits. Explore the entire island! From Cape Manzamo, Kouri Island, and the Nakagusuku Castle Ruins, Okinawa Honto is filled with beautiful spots.
Off the coast of Ishigaki, only 10 minutes by ferry, lies the small but enchanting Taketomi Island. With a preserved, traditional Ryukyu village, with houses protected by shisa statues.