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EVENTS (sorted by month)
Hatsumode, New Years at the Naminoe Shrine (Naha City, January 1-3)
Cherry Blossom Festival, Mt. Yaedake, Motobu (mid January to early February)
Nakijin Castle Night Illumination/Cherry Blossom Festival (mid January to early February)
Sunflower Festival (Kitanakgusuku Village, February)
International Orchid Show (Motobu, February)
Yuri Matsuri (Lily Festival) (Ie Jima) Late April/Early May
Haneji Dam Koinobori Festival (Around the 1st weekend of May)
Nanjo Mayor's Cup/Sabani Race (Oujima Island - September) (by car)
Naha Tug-of-War (Naha, October)


FOR A RAINY DAY
Ginoza Museum (Ginoza Village)
Minzoku Shiryokan Museum of Nago City
Nago Museum
The Higashi Museum (Higashi Village)
Pineapple House Store (Naha City)
R/C Paradise (Kadena Town)
Tsushima Maru Museum (Naha City)
Yanbaru Forest Toy Museum (Kunigami Village)
Yanbaru Wildlife Conservation Center (Kunigami Village)

SURROUNDING ISLANDS 
Agari no Utaki (Hamahiga Island) (by car)
Ahashagama Cave (Ie Jima)  (by boat)
Asato Gura, Legend of (Ie Jima)  (by boat)
Azama Port (Going to Kudaka Island) (by boat)
Gateway to the 'Other Side'? (Hamahiga, Uruma City) (by car)
Gohezu Cave (Ie Jima) (by boat)
Grave of Amamichu (Hamahiga Island) (by car)
Hamahiga Beach (Hamahiga Island, Uruma City) (by car)
Ie Jima (Travel Prep) (by boat)
Kagami-Iwa, The Mirror Rock (Hamahiga, Uruma City) (by car)
Kishabashii (Tsuken Island) (by boat)
Komaka Jima (Nanjo City) (by boat)
Kouri Ocean Tower (Kouri Jima) (by car)
Kudaka Jima (Kudaka Island) (by boat)
Minna Jima (Motobu Town)  (by boat)
Mysticism and the Sunset at Senaga Jima (by car)
Nanjo Mayor's Cup/Sabani Race (Oujima Island - September) (by car)
Off The Beaten Path Hamahiga (Hamahiga Island) (by car)
Oranda Baka (Yagaji Island) (by car)
The Nagusuku Udun (Miyagi Island) (by car)
Senaga Jima (Senaga Island) (by car)
Sesoko Beach (Sesoko Island, Motobu Town) (by car)
Shinugu Shrine Ruins (Miyagi Island) (by car)
Tsuken Jima (Tsuken Island) (by boat)
Yabuchi Cave Ruins (Yabuchi Island, Uruma City) (by car)
The Yan Spring (Miyagi Island) (by car)
Yuri Matsuri (Lily Festival) (Ie Jima) Late April/Early May (by boat)

BEACHES
Hamahiga Beach (Hamahiga Island, Uruma City) 
Igei Beach (Kin Town)
Kayo Beach (Nago City)
Komaka Jima (Nanjo City)
Minna Jima (Motobu Town)  (by boat)
Sesoko Beach (Motobu Town)
Sunabe Baba Park & Beach (Chatan Town)
Tsuken Beach (Tsuken Island)
Yomitan Beachside - Toguchi Beach (Yomitan Village)

FAMILY PARKS/PICNIC AREAS
Big Awase Slide - Manta Kohen Park (Okinawa City)
Cape Chinen (Nanjo City)
Green Bridge/Lower Creek Park (Nago City)
Green Park (Toguchi, Kitanakagusuku)
Hamahiga Beach (Hamahiga Island, Uruma City) 
Haneji Dam Family Picnic Area (Nago City)
Igei Beach (Kin Town)
Kanna Dam Family Park (Ginoza Village)
Kanna's Yoriage Forest (Ginoza Village) 
Katsuren-Haebaru Seaside Park (Uruma City)
Monument to Hibari Misora (Naha City)
Okawa Water Park (Kin Town)
School of Killifish Pond (Ginoza Village)
Sunabe Baba Park & Beach (Chatan Town)
Sueyoshi Forest Park (Naha City)
Takahara Ditch (Okinawa City)

FERTILITY STONES/PRAYER PLACES
Bijiru Shrine (Awase, Okinawa City)
Gangala (Nanjo City)
Grave of Amamichu (Hamahiga, Uruma City)
Hakugin-do Shrine (Itoman City)
Kagami-Iwa (Hamahiga, Uruma City)
Niya-Thiya Cave, (Ie Jima) (by boat)
Senaga Jima (Tomigusuku City)
Shizen Sekitei, The Natural Stone Garden (Motobu Town)
Shirumichu (Hamahiga, Uruma City) 

VIEWPOINTS
A View & the Shinugu Shrine Ruins (Uruma City)
Cape Chinen (Nanjo City) 
Cape Manzamo (Onna Village)
Cape Manzamo (Sunset Viewing) (Onna Village) 
The Shark's Fin (Kayo Beach, Nago City)
Kin Watch Tower (Kin Town)
Kouri Ocean Tower (Kouri Jima) (by car)
Scenic View from Mount Tanodake (Nago City)
Taachii Ishi (Perry's Banner Rock) (Nakagusuku Village)

CHERRY BLOSSOM VIEWING (January-February only)
Iji Shrine and The Cherry Blossom Hill (Kunagami Village)
Kannon-sama, Goddess of Mercy (Nago City)
Kin Town's Cherry Blossom Way (Kin Town)
Largest Cherry Tree in Okinawa? (Motobu Town)
Nakijin Castle Night Illumination (Nakijin Village)
Yaedake Cherry Blossom View (Motobu Town) 

FLOWER VIEWING (Seasonal Order)
Plum Blossoms of Oshittai (Nago City) - January
Iji Shrine and The Cherry Blossom Hill (Kunagami Village) - January/February
Kin Town's Cherry Blossom Way (Kin Town) - January/February
Yaedake Cherry Blossom View (Motobu Town) - January/February
Nakijin Castle Night Illumination (Nakijin Village) - January/February
Shizen Sekitei, The Natural Stone Garden (Cherry Blossoms, Motobu Town) - January/February
Himawari Matsuri (Sunflower Festival) (Kitnakagusuku Village) - Late January/February
International Orchid Show (Motobu, February)
Kannon-sama, Goddess of Mercy (Cherry Blossoms, Nago City) - January/February
Azalea Festival - Tsutsuji Matsuri (Higashi Village) - March
Purple Iris Fields (Ogimi Village) - Late March/Early April
Beautiful Deigo Tree of Ogimi Village - March/May
Yuri Matsuri (Lily Festival) (Ie Jima) Late April/Early May
Yohena Ajisai (Hydrangea) Garden - Mid-May/June

FAMOUS BURIAL PLACES
Ginowan Udun (Naha City)
Grave of Amamichu (Hamahiga, Uruma City)
Iha Nuru Tomb (Uruma City)
Nagusuku Udun (Uruma City)
Kishabashii (Tsuken Island)
Oranda Baka (Yagaji Island, Nago City)
Tomb of King Gihon (Kunigami Village)
Wakumatsu's Tomb (Kitanakagusuku Village)
Weenuatai Ohaka (Ginoza Village)

HOBBY SHOPS/TOY STORES
Modelers Core Hobby Shop (Okinawa City)
R/C Paradise (Kadena Town)
Yonkudou Toy Model & Remote Control Store (Awase, Okinawa City)

SUNRISE VIEWING
Cape Chinen (Nanjo City) 

SUNSET VIEWING
Mysticism and the Sunset at Senaga Jima (Tomigusuku City) 
Sunset! Manzamo (Onna Village)
Sunset! Zakimi-jo (Yomitan Village)
The Goddess Sunset at Nago City

SCENIC ROUTES/SHORT CUTS/BY-PASS
Route 18/Haneji Dam Route (Nago City)

SHRINES AND SACRED/HISTORICAL PLACES
Adaniya Gusuku/Tomb of Wakamatsu (Kitanakagusuku Village)
Agami Shrine (Ginoza Village)
Agari no Utaki (Hamahiga Island, Uruma City)
An Intriguing Utaki in Maehara (Uruma City)
Ato no Utaki (Nago City)
Awase Shrine (Okinawa City)
The Benoki Utaki (Kunigami Village)
Big Okinawan House (Nago City)
Birth Place of Toyoma Kyuzo (Kin Town)
Car Blessing at Naritasan Fukusenji Temple (Nakagusuku Village)
Fere Rock (Onna Village) 
Fukushuen Chinese Garden (Naha City)
Futenma Shrine and Cave (Ginowan City)
Gangala (Nanjo City)
Gara Bridge (Uruma City)
God of Fire Utaki (Okinawa City)
Golden Forest Utaki (Nago City)
Grave of Amamichu (Hamahiga, Uruma City)
Graveyard of Ginowan Udun (Naha City)
Hakugin-do Shrine (Itoman City) 
Higashionna Village Musuem (Uruma City)
Iha Nuru Tomb (Uruma City)
Iji Shrine and The Cherry Blossom Hill (Kunagami Village)
Kagami-Iwa, The Mirror Rock (Hamahiga, Uruma City)
Kanna's Yoriage Forest (Ginoza Village) 
Kin Kannonji Temple (Kin Town) 
Kudaka Island (Nanjo City)
Kushi Kannon-do Temple (Nago City)
Meinu Utaki in Awase (Okinawa City)
Mori-no-Kawa (Ginowan City)
Mysterious Esu Shirube Stone (Uruma City)
Naka no Utaki (Tsuken Island)
Nangusuku Castle Ruins (Nago City)
Nankabama Monument (Kin Town)
Niya-Thiya Cave, (Ie Jima) (by boat)
Noroga and Remnants of an Old Sugar Factory (Uruma City)
Onna Gusuku and the Hamasaki Utaki (Onna Village)
Park of Mysteries (Toguchi, Kitanakagusuku)
Perry's Banner Rock (Taachii Ishi) (Nakagusuku Village)
Sefa Utaki (Nanjo City)
Shiinagusuku Ruins (Nakajin Village)
Shinugu Shrine Ruins (Uruma City)
Shirumichu (Hamahiga, Uruma City) 
Sueyoshi Shrine (Naha City)
Sukumichi Road/Old Okukubi Bridge (Kin Town)
Sumiyoshi Shrine (Naha City)
Taachii Ishi (Perry's Banner Rock) (Nakagusuku Village)
Tomb of King Gihon (Kunigami Village)
Tomori Stone Lion (Yaese Town)
The Dragon Tree (Naha City)
Ubugaa (Okinawa City)
Uduigama, Cave of Dances (Onna Village)
Yabuchi Cave Ruins (Uruma City)
Yamagawa Kakiuchi Gongen Cave (Motobu Town)
Yara Muruchi (Kadena Town)
Water From Hands (Nago City)


SCENERY & NATURE
Azaka Falls (Ogimi Village)
Beautiful Deigo Tree of Ogimi Village (March-May Blooming Season)
Cape Chinen (Nanjo City) 
Cape Manzamo (Onna Village)
Fukugawa Falls (Nago City)
Fukugi Trees/Bise Village (Motobu)
Gangala (Nanjo City)
Gateway to the 'Other Side'? (Hamahiga, Uruma City) 
Hira Falls (Nago City)
Iji Shrine and The Cherry Blossom Hill (Kunagami Village)
Kagami-Iwa, The Mirror Rock (Hamahiga, Uruma City)
Kanna's Yoriage Forest (Ginoza Village) 
Katsuren-Haebaru Seaside Park (Uruma City)
Kijoka Falls (Ogimi Village)
Kin Watch Tower (Kin Town)
Komaka Jima (Nanjo City)
Legend of the Okukubi River (Kin Town)
Manko Waterbird & Wetland Center (Tomigusuku City)
Meoto Falls (Higashi Village)
Motobu Fuji (Motobu Town)
Mount Yonaha (Kunigami Village)
Mysticism and the Sunset at Senaga Jima (Tomigusuku City)
Nameless Waterfall (Kunigami Village)
Off The Beaten Path Hamahiga (Hamahiga Island)
Off The Beaten Path (Yomitan Village)
River Stream in Ura (Kunigami Village)
River Trekking the Takazato River (Ogimi Village)
River Trekking to a Nameless Waterfall (Fukugawa II) (Nago City)
Scenic View Mount Tanodake (Nago City)
School of Killifish Pond (Ginoza Village)
Sesoko Beach (Motobu Town) 
Shark's Fin (Kayo Beach, Nago City)
Shioya Hilltop - Scenic View (Ogimi Village)
Shizen Sekitei, The Natural Stone Garden (Motobu Town)
Sueyoshi Forest Park (Naha City)
Sunset! Manzamo (Onna Village)
Taa Waterfall (Ogimi Village)
The Dragon Tree (Naha City)
The Sakishima Sappanwood Tree (Higashi Village)
Todoroki Waterfall (Nago City)
Tonuka, Natural Tunnel (Nakijin Village) 
Yakena Straits Observatory (Uruma City)
Yomitan's Tucked Away Nature Trail (Yomitan Vil.)

SPECIAL TREES
Agari no Utaki (Hamahiga Island, Uruma City)
Beautiful Deigo Tree of Ogimi Village (March-May Blooming Season)
The Dragon Tree (Naha City)
The Gajimaru Tree of Igei (Kin Town)
Gangala (Nanjo City)
Oarashi Cherry Tree/Largest Cherry Tree in Okinawa? (Motobu Town)
Ogatamanoki (Higashi Village)
The Sakishima Sappanwood Tree (Higashi Village)

TALES AND LEGENDS
Yara Muruchi (Kadena Town)
Legend of Asato Gura (Ie Jima)  (by boat)
Legend of Hagoromo (Mori-no-Kawa, Ginowan City)
Legend of the Okukubi River (Kin Town)

BIRDING AREAS


MUSEUMS/EDUCATION CENTERS
Ginoza Museum (Ginoza Village)
The Higashionna Village Museum (No longer a museum, but historical monument) (Uruma City)
Kouri Ocean Tower (Kouri Jima) (by car)
Minzoku Shiryokan Museum (Nago City)
Nago Museum
The Higashi Museum (Higashi Village)
Tsushima Maru Museum (Naha City)
Yanbaru Forest Toy Museum (Kunigami Village)
Yanbaru Wildlife Conservation Center (Kunigami Village)

CASTLES, GUSUKU'S, AND RUINS
Adaniya Gusuku (Kitanakagusuku Village)
Arakaki Gusuku (Nakagusuku Village)
Iha-jo Castle Ruins (Uruma City)
Kubougusuku Ruins (Tsuken Island)
Modern Day Ruins of an Old 329 (Nago City)
Nangusuku Castle Ruins (Nago City)
Noroga and Remnants of an Old Sugar Factory (Uruma City)
Onna Gusuku and the Hamasaki Utaki (Onna Village)
Shiinagusuku Ruins (Nakajin Village)
Shinugu Shrine Ruins (Uruma City)
Sukumichi Road/Old Okukube Bridge (Kin Town)
Yabuchi Cave Ruins (Uruma City)

TRAILS
Kin's Hidden Nature Trail (Kin Town)
Motobu Fuji (Motobu Town) 
Off The Beaten Path Hamahiga (Hamahiga Island) 
Sueyoshi Forest Park (Naha City)
Tsuken Trail (Tsuken Island)
Yomitan's Tucked Away Nature Trail (Yomitan Vil.)

WAR MEMORIALS 
Awase War Memorial (Okinawa City)
Ogimi War Monument (Ogimi Village)
War Memorial (Toguchi, Kitanakagusuku)
Yomitan War Memorial - Tokeshi District (Yomitan Village)

WAR RELATED HISTORICAL SITES (War Memorials - See Above)
Nishihara Village Office Underground Shelter

WATERFALLS (沖 縄 滝)
Azaka Falls (Ogimi Village)
Fukugawa Falls (Nago City)
Hira Falls (Nago City) 
Kijoka Falls (Ogimi Village)
Meoto Falls (Higashi Village)
Nameless Waterfall (Kunigami Village)
Ogimi Waterfall (Ogimi Village)
River Trekking to a Nameless Waterfall (Fukugawa II) (Nago City)
Taa Waterfall (Ogimi Village)
Todoroki Waterfall (Nago City)
Un-named Waterfall (small) (Kayo, Nago City)
(Aha and Hiji Falls not listed yet)

STATUES 
Godzilla Statue (Kitanakagusuku)
Kannon-sama, Goddess of Mercy (Nago City)
Oshiro Kozo Statue (Kin Town)
Tomori Stone Lion (Yaese Town)
Toyoma Kyuzo Statue (Kin Town)

UNIQUE MISCELLANEOUS 
Azama Port, Gateway to Kudaka (Nanjo City)
Bird Observation Point - Awase (Okinawa City)
Car Blessing at Naritasan Fukusenji Temple (Nakagusuku Village)
Fukushuen Chinese Garden (Naha City)
Giant Belly Button/Mouth of Truth (Ginoza Village) 
Giant Shisas (Nago City)
Katana Display at Ginoza Museum (Ginoza Village)  
Kin's Castle Rock (Kin Town)
Kin Town's History Chronicles (Kin Town)
The Kyoda House (Haunted Ruins) (Nago City) 
Melody Road (Futami, Nago City)
Monument to Hibari Misora (Naha City)
Oarashi Cherry Tree/Largest Cherry Tree in Okinawa? (Motobu Town)
Park of Mysteries (Toguchi, Kitanakagusuku)
Pineapple House Store (Naha City)
Table Tennis Trainer in Awase (Okinawa City)
Yomitan Red Bridge (Yomitan Red Bridge)