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Okinawa War Memorial Museums
Okinawa War Memorial Museums: see a listing of museums and places of interest dedicated to the deadly 1945 Battle of Okinawa.
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Naha Traditional Arts and Crafts Center
In Naha, the main city of Okinawa, the Arts and Crafts Center offers visitors the opportunity to discover traditional works and a culture!
Okinawa: a new museum of karate
Since March 2017, the new Okinawa Karate Museum, Okinawa Kaikan, has opened its doors not too far from Naha airport.
It's not surprising that Okinawa should be host to one of the largest aquariums in the world to showcase its tropical underwater fauna and flora .
Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum
Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum: read a guide to the Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum in Naha which has exhibits of natural history, arts and crafts and contemporary art rela
Yaeyama Museum Ishigaki Local Crafts
Yaeyama Museum, Ishigaki, Okinawa 八重山博物館, 石垣 contains a collection of the local crafts from Ishigaki and the other islands in the Yaeyama chain
Himeyuri Peace Museum Okinawa
Himeyuri Peace Museum, Okinawa is a cave where 210 high school girls and their teachers were killed by American fire during the battle for the island.
Former Japanese Navy Underground Headquarters
The Former Japanese Navy Underground Headquarters (Kyukaigun Shireibugo) are located in what is now a suburb of Naha. 4,000 Japanese soldiers died here.
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