Things To Do In Okinawa Japan! Travel With Grace

At Night Okinawa Japan Lights up!

Ashley took a picture of the famous Neon sign of a souvenir shop located on Naha Kokusai Street.
Ashley took a picture of the famous Neon sign of a souvenir shop located on Naha Kokusai Street. | Source

Meet Grace

This is Grace's Graduation picture for High School Before she took off to join the military.
This is Grace's Graduation picture for High School Before she took off to join the military. | Source

Travel With Grace to Okinawa Japan.

Grace is my bonus daughter, who has acquired a love for traveling ever since she was a little girl. Her passion for traveling has prepared her to journey around the world.

Grace serves in the military, she has been able to travel to the most beautiful parts of the world. As a gifted photographer, Grace has captured her unique surrounding through the lens of her camera, in hopes of enlightening others who dream of traveling the world.

Let's travel with Grace! Our first stop is Okinawa Japan.

Okinawa, established by interesting history, a subtropical climate, and the beautiful beautiful blue ocean - home to a alluring culture.


The location of islands in Okinawa

Map of The location of islands in Okinawa
Map of The location of islands in Okinawa | Source

Grace Heads To Okinawa Japan.

This is a picture of the island. Grace took the Photo from the plane before landing
This is a picture of the island. Grace took the Photo from the plane before landing | Source

What Is There To Do In Okinawa Japan?

There is plenty to do in Okinawa Japan taking in the main attractions can be an exciting event.

Top 10 Things to Do & Tours in Okinawa.

1.Scuba diving: visit Okinawa's beautiful Coral.

2.Visit Churaumi: Aquarium a beautiful view of unique fishes.

3. Try Traditional Okinawan dishes: Try some of the best dishes in the world.

4. Bike Ride: Okinawa's Hilly terrain. Refreshing bike trails are an exciting retreat.

5. Music:Take in a lie performance of traditional music.

6. Explore Ogimi Village: A fun experience which offers history and the chance to visit the locals.

7. Visit Shuri Castle: A beautiful historic castle filled with history which dates back over 1000 years! .

8.Take Part in an Okinawan Festival: Including the Cherry Blossom Festival, Obon, Orion, Dragon Boat Races.

9. Shop: Shop at the many Malls, Stores, Markets, and Streets around the island

10. Dine at CoCo's Curry: One of the best places to eat in the world. Curry House CoCo Ichibanya in the world.


Grace visits Shuri Castle.

Shuri Castle was originally built in the late 1300s, and played an important role in the political role of the island. Due to War and fires destroyed the castle numerous times over the centuries, the most recent Battle of Okinawa in 1945.

The current buildings are beautifully designed through a remodeling process which took place in 1992.

The castle's central buildings leads through numerous entryways, which includes the well known Shureimon Gate.

The Shuri Castle

This is a picture of Shuri Castle one of the main attractions.
This is a picture of Shuri Castle one of the main attractions. | Source

The Castle's Hilltop Location Allows A Nice Views over Naha Along The Way

This is the walking trail which looks over  Naha Before reaching Shuri Castle
This is the walking trail which looks over Naha Before reaching Shuri Castle | Source
This Photo is from inside Shuri castle
This Photo is from inside Shuri castle | Source

Okinawa's Surroundings Is Family Oriented. At Night The Streets Are Basked In Lights

Neon sign of a souvenir shop located on Naha Kokusai Street.
Neon sign of a souvenir shop located on Naha Kokusai Street. | Source
McDonald's Kokusaidori Makishi near the shopping area.
McDonald's Kokusaidori Makishi near the shopping area. | Source
Grace captures the lights of  Naha Kokusai Street.
Grace captures the lights of Naha Kokusai Street. | Source

Some of The Best Local Restaurants Are in Kyoto Station.

Nikujaga is a popular dish of home style cooking made of sweet stewed meat.
Nikujaga is a popular dish of home style cooking made of sweet stewed meat. | Source
Sushi may refer to any dish that contains sushi rice, cooked white rice flavored with seasoned rice vinegar. There are various kinds of sushi dishes.
Sushi may refer to any dish that contains sushi rice, cooked white rice flavored with seasoned rice vinegar. There are various kinds of sushi dishes. | Source
A Japanese style stew with fish and side dishes such as Gyoza are dumplings stuffed with a filling made of minced vegetables and ground meat.
A Japanese style stew with fish and side dishes such as Gyoza are dumplings stuffed with a filling made of minced vegetables and ground meat. | Source
Japanese Ribs dripping in an original sauce.
Japanese Ribs dripping in an original sauce. | Source

Dinner at Kyoto Style Raman.

Yakizakana means grilled fish. Many varieties of fish are cooked in this fashion.
Yakizakana means grilled fish. Many varieties of fish are cooked in this fashion. | Source

The Sheraton Resorts Phoenix Seagaia In Miyazaki Japan.

Miyazaki, Japan a resort that is viewed in an a  aerial view.
Miyazaki, Japan a resort that is viewed in an a aerial view. | Source

Another Beautiful Place To Visit In Japan is Miyazaki, It Is There That You Will Find Phoenix Seagaia Resorts. The Idea Place To Stay.

Surrounded by the sandy beach and the beautiful pacific, The Phoenix Seagaia Resorts stretches across 750 acres of black pine forest. Located on Kyushu's Hitotsuba Coast one of Japan's most scenic place.


Enjoy 99 Holes Of Championship Golf

 Miyazaki shows a guest taking advantage of the 99 hole championship golf course.
Miyazaki shows a guest taking advantage of the 99 hole championship golf course. | Source

The Recreational Options Are Endless.

This relaxing resort in Miyazaki, Japan has an endless resource of recreational options. Tennis, surfing, bowling, horseback riding is available. comfortable rooms are available for providing a comfortable stay.

Phoenix Seagaia Resort

A markerHamayama, Yamasaki-Cho, Miyazaki City, Miyazaki Prefecture 880-8545 -
Miyazaki, Miyazaki Prefecture 880-8545, Japan
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Six miles from Miyazaki International Airport, on the island Kyushu, Japan

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aliasis 2 years ago from United States

Wow, cool article! I lived in Japan but I never did make it down to Okinawa - I'd love to go there one day! Great hub.


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swilliams 2 years ago from Arizona Author

Hi aliasis I noticed all of the insightful information that you have provided in your articles, such as 'Things Tourists Should Beware Of In Japan' https://wanderwisdom.com/travel-destinations/Thing...

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Your outlook on life makes you a seasoned writer. The future holds great opportunities for you I noticed that you are a thoughtful and caring writer in search of truth.


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Susan Recipes 2 years ago from India

Wow.. Very Interesting hub. I have never visited Japan but after reading your hub I am getting excited to go to Japan. Thanks swilliams for sharing this. Voted up.


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swilliams 2 years ago from Arizona Author

Thanks Reading Susan! I do hope you go to visit.


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DDE 2 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

Awesome photos and so interesting.


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swilliams 2 years ago from Arizona Author

Thanks for stopping by DDE! I'm glad you enjoyed the pictures!


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billybuc 2 years ago from Olympia, WA

If I ever make it to Japan I will know I have finally made it as a writer. :) Thanks for a great tour.


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swilliams 2 years ago from Arizona Author

Thanks for stopping by bilybuc! I have know doubt that you will get there soon!


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Aneegma 2 years ago

I see Grace inherited her mama's beauty! If only I was a young, fit single rich childless male, I would apply for the position of son in law LOL. I felt like I was actually in Okinawa whilst reading this. Have added Japan to my list of countries to visit thanks to this hub. Fantastic hub thanks for the tour! Voted up


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swilliams 2 years ago from Arizona Author

Thanks for the feedback Aneegma! You are too kind and funny! There is no doubt that you will visit every place around the world set to your hearts desire. Thanks for stopping by!


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CyberShelley 2 years ago

WOW, what simply stunning hub - thank you so much for sharing. Voted, up across and sharing!


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Blake83 2 years ago from Poughkeepsie, NY

Wow, Okinawa looks really amazing. Had the chance to go there when I was in the military, but had to turn it down as I had obligations at home. Now I really regret not going.

Great piece. Voted up.


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swilliams 2 years ago from Arizona Author

Hi Blake83! You'll get to Okinawa! & Prescott/ The Palace! Now that you have knowledge you know exactly were to go.And I hope you write about it! I like your ability as a writer to take others on the trip with you! I'm still loving your camping story! Write On!

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