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Not very popular attraction around the park, yet it’s quite interesting giving inside of how locals lived their life some time ago in the past. All houses are well explained in English and can be entered (shoes off). Worth spending 30 minutes to visit, since...More
Located just below the Central Entrance to the Ocean Expo Park.
This is a great representation of a culture in many means. Clearly it has had input from generations of knowledge. To be in Okinawa it is nice to see this. As many attractions focus...More
Highly recommend this attraction!
What I like:
-get to see the architecture from different eras; interesting to see how it started with thatched roof housing wooden beams etc... so interesting. After seeing this, one might think of the thatched roof cottages in England wondering which...More
If you wander away from the grand aquarium, you will eventuall come to the Okinawan village comprising a number of old houses lovingly moved and reconstructed as a compact museum site that you can wander around. It was a gloomy, rain-threatening day in April when...More
There is a Native Okinawan Village near by Ocean Expo Park in Okinawa. Aquarium was very famous and clouded plenty of people.
But in the village, there are very a few people.
I was taught how to play Shamisen (=a Japanese traditional instrument with three...More
I love history and anthropology and this was one of my favorite exhibits! Seeing how people lived in the past it is very cool to be able to walk around in houses like theirs and see the instruments they played. I was here in 2011...More