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Naha Destination Guide

Explore Naha in Japan.

Naha in the region of Okinawa with it's 300,795 inhabitants is a town in Japan - some 966 mi (or 1,554 km) South-West of Edo, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Naha is now 05:31 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tokyo" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zukeran, Yogi, Tsuboya, Tembicho, Makishicho or Okinawa. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Ujidomari, Tomigusuku, Ona, Oshiro, Naha and Ganiko. We encountered 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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Naha Giant Tug of War 2011 / 41

05:31 min ( October 19, 2011 by visitokinawajapan)
Views: 692 - Rating: 5/5

Naha Giant Tug of War 2011 October 9th 2011 At Kumoji Intersection, Naha City, Okinawa Okinawa's biggest traditional event, Naha Giant Tug-of-War was held on October 9th 2011. It's said that the histo...

Rx Mid-1950s 16mm VINTAGE NAHA CITY OKI...

09:05 min ( November 21, 2011 by wbm2012)
Views: 17,760 - Rating: 4.95/5

"BLACKIE THE PHOTOGRAPHER" svDocumentary Project: This 16mm film documents the mid-1950's history of Naha, the Capital of Okinawa. And I will welcome the modern historians pinpointing the date more ex...

Nishihara High Marching Band 2003 Jan 2...

08:38 min ( April 10, 2007 by herbs4mike)
Views: 26,629 - Rating: 4.85/5

After being obviously robbed in 2002, Nishihara comes out in their clear high energy Latin style and takes all honors in Winning the Nationals at Saitama Super Arena. Highlights: The full band wheel w...

Naha Tug-of-war 2012

03:11 min ( October 09, 2012 by boottothemouth)
Views: 35 - Rating: 0/5

42nd annual Naha Tug of War in the city of Naha, Okinawa Japan. October 7, 2012

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

Beginning: 11:00 pm (23:00).
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OkiSneakerCon 3

Beginning: 12:00 pm (12:00).
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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

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 26.21, 127.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 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.

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Located at 26.21, 127.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Japan, Airports in Okinawa, Naha, Okinawa

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.

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Located at 26.21, 127.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 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.

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Located at 26.21, 127.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Okinawa Prefecture, Gates in Japan, Visitor attractions in Okinawa Prefecture

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.

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Located at 26.21, 127.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Districts in Okinawa Prefecture