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Best things to do in Okinawa

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Aquarium
“Im not sure why this photo is there as it has nothing to do with the aquarium but this place is fantastic for anyone interested in the sea. Also many free things to see like the dolphin shows, turtle, dugon and a few fish tanks. Park is big and 2 lovely parks for children to play at. The netted park is particularly fun but be warned that it is closed on rainy days. ”
124 locals recommend
Castle
“Shurijo Castle is the greatest structure of the Ryukyu Kingdom and is registered as a World Heritage Site. Learn about the history of Ryukyu. 首里城は琉球王国最大の建造物であり、世界文化遺産に登録されました。琉球王国の歴史を学べる。”
93 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“The largest shopping mall in Okinawa. It takes 25 minutes by car from hotel.”
74 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Many restaurants and souvenir shops. There are also beautiful Sunset Beach there.”
100 locals recommend
Theme Park
“ 水牛がいたり、琉装で記念撮影が出来ます。 Commemorative photographing can be done with buffalo or Ryukai.”
56 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“Cape Manzamo is a scenic area and popular site seeing spot located in Onna Village. ☆万座毛は、沖縄県国頭郡恩納村にある景勝地。観光地として大人気☆”
50 locals recommend
Store
“This shop is a mass merchandise store. It takes 15-minute walk from hotel. ”
30 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
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“Popular outlet mall that offers a wide variety of brands☆There are also many restaurants to choose from! 色んなブランド品が商売されてる人気のアウトレットモール☆ 美味しいお店も多数あります!”
36 locals recommend
Castle
“Nakijin castle ruins are the historical remnats of Okinawan fortress and designated as a world heritage site.”
45 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“*shopping *Cafe *Sightseeing *Ocean 瀬長島!空港近く!車で行ける島! Senagajima! Near the airport! An island that can be reached by car!”
30 locals recommend
Beach
“You can have stroll down this beach after a visit to the Shinto Shrine. It is a clean beach where you can do snorkeling or just sit by the beach and enjoy the view. Recommended if you want to have a peaceful quiet day at beach. 這個海灘位於波上宮附近,可以直接由國際通前往,步程約15分鐘。環境優美,比鄰還有觀望台和行山徑,是一個很好的休息地方。 ”
41 locals recommend
Duty-free Shop
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“-T Galleria by DFS A duty free shop directly connected to Okinawa Yui Rail's Omoromachi Station. There are about 130 world famous brands available here. Besides brand items, you can also find a wide variety of souvenir shops and delicious restaurants as well! ”
43 locals recommend
Street Food Gathering
“Opened on Kokusai Dori in June 2015. There are 20 stalls at which you can enjoy a variety of local and original dishes made with Okinawan ingredients. The nearby Rito Marushe sells souvenirs mainly from the isolated islands of Okinawa, and also has a coffee shop. At the stage, you can enjoy various performances such as shimauta, or traditional Okinawan songs and eisa dances. ”
38 locals recommend
Amusement Park
“Learn about the history of Okinawa's nature and culture at Okinawa World. Enjoy the strange walls and beautiful[ Blue Fountain] of Gyoku-sendo Cave. Take pictures in traditional clothing or even have a try at making a handmade Ryukyuan glass! Great for families.☆ おきなわワールドは沖縄の自然・歴史のことを学べる場所です。天然記念物の玉泉洞の不思議さを楽しめます。琉球王国時代に王族・士族のみが着用していた伝統衣装で写真を撮ることは出来ます!琉球ガラス作りや陶器工房など、色んな体験が楽しめます。家族におすすめ☆”
20 locals recommend
Art Museum
“沖縄の歴史も学べる美術館・博物館です。 It is a museum and museum where you can also learn the history of Okinawa. ”
24 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“The best sunset spot. On the top of a cliff stands a 30 meter tall lighthouse offering a great opportunity to capture a view of a lifetime. There is also a small fun petting zoo and the largest Shi-shi dog in Okinawa right by the large parking lot. Explore the trails behind the lighthouse as well for some outstanding picturesque views.”
27 locals recommend