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Ginowan Destination Guide

Explore Ginowan in Japan.

Ginowan in the region of Okinawa with it's 91,800 inhabitants is a place in Japan - some 960 mi (or 1,544 km) South-West of Edo, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Ginowan

Current time in Ginowan is now 01:34 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tokyo" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tomigusuku, Oyama, Naha, Minamiuebaru, Kamiyama or Kiyuna. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Zukeran, Ujidomari, Ona, Makiminato, Kohazu and Okinawa. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

21°C / 69 °F Sky is clear
Morning Temperature 20°C / 69 °F
Evening Temperature 20°C / 68 °F
Night Temperature 20°C / 67 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 1021 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 11 km/h (7 mph) from South
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Wednesday, 27th of March 2019
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Sky is clear Day: 22°C (71 °F)
Night: 21°C (70 °F)
Thursday, 28th of March 2019
Heavy intensity rain, fresh breeze, few clouds.
Heavy intensity rain Day: 24°C (76 °F)
Night: 21°C (71 °F)
Friday, 29th of March 2019
Light rain, fresh breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 22°C (72 °F)
Night: 22°C (71 °F)

Videos

Ginowanqatsi 2

00:22 min ( December 17, 2007 by Denysbougalou)
Views: 608 - Rating: 5/5

Soirée pluvieuse sur Ginowan City

Mana Ishikawa - Sara Yamada (The Final o...

04:44 min ( August 13, 2010 by visitokinawajapan)
Views: 6,071 - Rating: 4.33333/5

Please join Our Facebook page! www.facebook.com Mana Ishikawa -- Sara Yamada (The Final of Karate Do Individual Kumite, IH 2010) Churashima Okinawa Interscholastic Athletic Meet 2010 The Final of Kara...


Message from Ginowan 2004 (Futenma Air S...

10:07 min ( August 01, 2008 by sunao999)
Views: 1,432 - Rating: 4/5

Sixty years after World War II, Us military base problems in Okinawa are still unresolved. Our earnest desire is the closure of Futenma Air Station and it's relocation outside Japan. I got this vide...

Driving from MCAS Futenma to Camp Foster...

08:28 min ( April 02, 2008 by xn4jv3)
Views: 6,720 - Rating: 0/5

Driving down the hill from the main gate of MCAS Futenma to Camp Foster, and to the on-base drive-thru of Burger King (in part 2) during the summer of 1987. Part 2 www.youtube.com ***NOTE: NO AUDIO***...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Ginowan during the next days.

06
Apr
2019

Yu Takahashi

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09
Apr
2019

Spring 2 Swim Lesson Online Registration (Classes 15 Apr - 25 Apr, Mon-Thu) MCCS Okinawa

Beginning: 11:00 pm (23:00).
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20
Apr
2019

Sonar Pocket 10Th Anniversary Tour 「Flower」

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04
May
2019

Father Daughter Dance

Beginning: 05:00 pm (17:00).
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11
May
2019

森山直太朗 コンサートツアー2018〜19『人間の森』

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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01
Jun
2019

Swim Team Spring Season (25 Mar- 16 Jun 2019) MCCS Okinawa

Beginning: 11:00 pm (23:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

University of the Ryukyus

The University of the Ryukyus, abbreviated to Ryūdai, is a national university of Japan. It is located in the town of Nishihara on Okinawa Island in Okinawa Prefecture. There are also campuses in Nakagusuku and Ginowan. It is the westernmost national university of Japan and the largest public university in Okinawa Prefecture. Since Ryūdai boasts a large-scale medical school and many distinguished faculty members, it is recognized as the most prestigious university in Okinawa.

More reading: University of the Ryukyus homepage
Located at 26.26, 127.76 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1950 establishments in Japan, Educational institutions established in 1950, Japanese national universities, Okinawa under United States occupation, Universities and colleges in Okinawa Prefecture

Nakagami District, Okinawa

Nakagami District, Okinawa is a district located in Okinawa, Japan. As of 2003, the district has an estimated population of 169,332 and the density of 1,216.03 persons per km². The total area is 139.25 km².

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 26.26, 127.76 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Districts in Okinawa Prefecture

Tamaudun

is a mausoleum in Shuri, Okinawa, built for Ryūkyūan royalty in 1501 by King Shō Shin, the third king of the second Shō dynasty a short distance from Shuri Castle. The site, covering an area of 2,442m², consists of two stone-walled enclosures, the three compartments of the mausoleum itself facing north and backed by a natural cliff to the south.

More reading: Tamaudun homepage
Located at 26.26, 127.76 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures completed in 1501, Mausoleums, Ryukyu Kingdom, World Heritage Sites in Japan

Shuri Castle

Shuri Castle is a Ryūkyūan castle in Shuri, Okinawa. It was the palace of the Ryūkyū Kingdom. In 1945, during the Battle of Okinawa, it was almost completely destroyed. Beginning in 1992, it was reconstructed on the original site based on photographs, historical records, and memory.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 26.26, 127.76 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures completed in 1992, Castles in Okinawa Prefecture, Naha, Okinawa, World Heritage Sites in Japan

Shureimon

Shureimon is a gate in the Shuri neighborhood of Naha, the capital of Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. It is the second of Shuri Castle's main gates. It was built in the 16th century. The gate reflects strong Chinese influence, alongside indigenous religious traditions. The four Chinese characters framed on the gate - Shu, rei, no, and kuni, which mean 'Land of Propriety' - were added to the gate long after it was built.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 26.26, 127.76 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Okinawa Prefecture, Gates in Japan, Visitor attractions in Okinawa Prefecture

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