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Interesting exhibition

Not very popular attraction around the park, yet it’s quite interesting giving inside of how locals... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Mr_Nobody_1979
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Krakow, Poland
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Interesting buildings

These are located with the Ocean Expo Park and these provided good insight to the traditional... read more

Reviewed 2 February 2017
JustLoveToFly
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424 Ishikawa | Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park, Motobu-cho, Kunigami-gun 905-0206, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed 19 May 2018

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

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

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

Thank WithKidsInMind
Reviewed 11 October 2017

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

1  Thank rtimhunt
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This was the best example of Okinawa architecture that I saw in Okinawa. Best of all it was free. English explanations were available at most buildings. The staff were friendly and informative.

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Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

These are located with the Ocean Expo Park and these provided good insight to the traditional village life.

Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 15 April 2016

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

1  Thank miyokom557
Reviewed 18 February 2016

This was cool to see the old style Okinawan houses and village. Very clean and different types of houses to see.

1  Thank usmcmvp
Reviewed 8 January 2016

This attraction that is located inside the Ocean Expo Park is free of charge. It's really interesting to see the various native Okinawan houses, where you can go inside them.

Thank Cliff1989
Reviewed 20 October 2015

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

1  Thank Kmcgrew90
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