Yomitan village 読谷村

  • Published on : 25/01/2018
  • by : F.F.Y.
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Calme paradis à deux pas de Naha

On dit qu’à Okinawa, ce sont les îles du sud qui sont les plus belles. Il est vrai que la petite île d’Ishigaki est réputée pour ses plages magnifiques. On dit aussi que sur l’île principale, les attractions sont assez limitées, exception faite du grand aquarium d’Okinawa. À une heure de Naha, profitez des plaisirs de la mer, comme sur une île : découvrez le village de Yomitan !

Sunset at Yomitan, Okinawa

A little further north of Yomitan, the Zanpa Misaki lighthouse is one of the main attractions of the region. Again, the bike ride is nice from the village center. Entry to the lighthouse costs just 200 yen ($2) and offers a breathtaking view of a rugged volcanic coastline. At the foot of the lighthouse, a tiny museum (all in Japanese) teaches the importance of these ship-saving buildings and their history on Okinawa.

Also try pumpkin tempura and sweet potato tempura, as well as black tempura, if you have the opportunity to find it at one of Yomitan's small restaurants. Black tempura consists of cooked fish paste, fried in breadcrumbs dyed with squid ink. Accompanied by a bowl of udon or in a bento, it makes a perfect snack before heading down to the quiet beaches of Yomitan.

To discover : Tempura

Yomitan lighthouse

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