|A traditional house at the Okinawa Big House grounds|
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|The Big Okinawa House|
|N 26 37.254||E 127 57.804|
Okinawa Big House (Nago)
Great Place for Okinawa Soba. You won't find this on the main road. It's actually a large place with multiple buildings. It's a tourist spot, but not many foreigners may know about it.
They have some man-made water falls, a garden area, and some old Okinawan style architecture. One of the buildings is said to be over 100 years old.
Getting there isn't easy. You have to look for these "Yellow Signs" off the main road. I will post a picture of it. Go here: https://picasaweb.google.com/sanchezla/BigOkinawaSobaHouseNago
See the blue route in the map. It starts from the main route (Highway 84) or from route 72.
Keep in mind there may be other ways to get there.
(Update September 2, 2011. Correction: The site is known as the Big Okinawan House, not the Big Okinawa Soba House. There was a mix up in the translation. There is a soba place within this site. The entire site is considered a tourist attraction of old style Okinawan type of houses. Because it is a tourist attraction (though not well known) prices at the soba house may be higher than what you are used to. I apologies for the confusion.)