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Gishi Destination Guide

Delve into Gishi in Japan!

Gishi in the region of Okinawa is a place located in Japan - some 966 mi (or 1,555 km) South-West of Edo, the country's capital.

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Local time in Gishi is now 10:08 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tokyo" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Zukeran, Ujidomari, Tsukayama, Tomoyose, Makiminato or Chatan. While being here, you might want to check out Tomigusuku, Itoman, Ona, Oshiro, Naha and Gushichan as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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/ PrettyAngels Itoman

04:48 min ( January 27, 2009 by shio398)
Views: 2,823 - Rating: 5/5

The PrettyAngels is a dance team that composes of mothers of the Itoman City living

Evening colors in okinawa camp foster us...

03:54 min ( May 02, 2009 by irving911)
Views: 6,844 - Rating: 5/5

I was in charge of colors while i was on duty,

Okinawa World Eisa

00:51 min ( October 16, 2007 by churamori)
Views: 2,184 - Rating: 5/5

Eisa performance at Okinawa World. Interesting, but not as good as the real thing

Betsy & Jane are chased down the roller ...

00:31 min ( May 04, 2008 by Josh Murphy)
Views: 9,122 - Rating: 1/5

Betsy & Jane are chased down the roller slide by some local kids at the park beside the Japanese Naval Underground Headquarters Memorial in Naha, Okinawa, Japan

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Upcomming Local Events

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


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

Beginning: 11:00 pm (23:00).
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MCCS Okinawa Youth Sports Baseball & Softball 2019

Beginning: 05:00 pm (17:00).
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Interesting facts about this location

Shimajiri District, Okinawa

Shimajiri District, Okinawa is a district located in Okinawa, Japan. Modern translation of Shimajiri means "Butt of the island" which may refer to its southerly position on the island of Okinawa. Compare this to Kunigami District, Okinawa. However, there a hundreds of geographic references throughout Japan and even into the northern Kuriles using "shiri", to approximate the Ainu word shir, meaning island.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 26.17, 127.71 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Districts in Okinawa Prefecture

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 26.17, 127.71 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures completed in 1992, Castles in Okinawa Prefecture, Naha, Okinawa, World Heritage Sites in Japan


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 26.17, 127.71 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Okinawa Prefecture, Gates in Japan, Visitor attractions in Okinawa Prefecture

Ryukyu Kingdom

The Ryukyu Kingdom was an independent kingdom which ruled most of the Ryukyu Islands from the 15th century to the 19th century. The Kings of Ryukyu unified Okinawa Island and extended the kingdom to the Amami Islands in modern-day Kagoshima Prefecture, and the Sakishima Islands near Taiwan. Despite its small size, the kingdom played a central role in the maritime trade networks of medieval East and Southeast Asia.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 26.17, 127.71 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:1879 disestablishments, Ryukyu Islands, Ryukyu Kingdom, States and territories established in 1429

Naha Airport

is a second class airport located 4 km west of the city office in Naha, Okinawa. The primary air terminal for passengers and freight traveling to and from Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, the airport handles international traffic to Taiwan, Hong Kong, Korea, and China. Japan's seventh busiest airport, it also carries domestic flights to Tokyo International Airport (Haneda) and many other cities on Japan's four main islands.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 26.17, 127.71 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Japan, Airports in Okinawa, Naha, Okinawa

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