Okinawa Region’s Tourists Attractions
- SPOT 1Shurijo:
- Explore the Shuri Castle Town and feel the history of Ryukyu Kingdom
- SPOT 2Kourijima:
- Head to the beautiful beach across the Kourijima Bridge!
- SPOT 3Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium:
- Adventure into the ocean
- SPOT 4Zakimi Gusuku:
- Be a witness of a world heritage site, Gusuku!
- SPOT 5Cape Zampa:
- The sunset view from Cape Zampa light house is nothing but fantastic!
Shurijo is the biggest remained property of Ryukyu kingdom. Because it used to be a center of Okinawa’s politics, economics, and cultures, knowing Shurijo will help you understanding the whole history of Ryukyu Kingdom. It had been rebuilt four times so far after the damage caused by the fire and war in the past. Today, the remained property of Shurijo is turned into Shurijo Park, however all the related sites are designated as a World Heritage Site. Times Car RENTAL Naha Airport would like you to experience Shurijo during your stay in Okinawa
|Address:||1-2 Shurijo Kinjyo-Cho, Naha City, Okinawa|
|Distance from major transport facilities:||About 10km from Naha Airport/ 4km from Naha City / About 86km from Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium|
Located in the northern part of the mainland Okinawa, Kourijima is a round-shaped island with the radius of 1km. The Kouri Bridge that connects Kourijima and the mainland is about 1.96km-long and is a perfect drive way to take in a scenic overlook of emerald-green seashore. Times Car RENTAL Naha Airport Terminal 2 recommends you to go to Kourijima where you can take a drive with a fantastic view.
|Address:||Kouri, Nakijinson, Kunigami-gun|
|Distance from major transport facilities:||About 26km from Highway Kyoda Exit|
SPOT 3Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium:
Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium is one of the biggest aquariums in the world and located within the Ocean Expo Commemorative National Government Park. It is the first aquarium in the world that succeeded in the plural breeding of whale sharks. The whale sharks are swimming wild in the world’s largest aquarium named “Kuroshio no umi” At last but not least, you can also meet manta rays, coral reef, and dolphins performing there. Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium is strongly recommended for your destination. Times Car RENTAL offers a vehicle with a GPS which takes you to wherever you want!
|Address:||424 Ishikawa, Motobu-cho, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa|
|Distance from major transport facilities:||About 29km away from Highway Kyoda Exit|
SPOT 4Zakimi Gusuku:
Zakimi Gusuku is a castle located in the middle of the mainland Okinawa. A renowned Japanese fortifier, Gosamaru constructed it in the beginning of 15th century. The arch gates seen there are made of Ryukyu’s original limestone and are the oldest arch gates in Okinawa. The castle is located on the top of hills that give you the view of Kerama islands, Kume island, Aguni island, and Ie island under nice weather.
You will be feeling like you are outside of Japan here in Zakimi Gusuku!
|Address:||708 Zakimi Yomitanson, Nakagami-gun, Okinawa|
|Distance from major transport facilities:||About 20mins drive from Highway Ishikawa Exit|
SPOT 5Cape Zampa:
The cape has a huge cliff along it, that is about 2 kilometers long and 30 meters high. The surrounding area is designated as a national park, and it is the best place to gaze at Okinawa's sunset for finishing up your journey in Okinawa.
With Matzda Car Rental, it is only a short drive to Cape Zampa.
|Address:||Located in Uza, Yomitanison, Okinawa|
|Distance from major transport facilities:||About 14km away from Highway Ishikawa Exit|