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Okinawa World

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Actualy the official name is the Okinawan Cultural Centre. The locals call it Okinawa World a play on Disney World and yes it s a tourist trap. To see all the exhibits is 1600yen a person add 30% or another 500 and that's $21.00 loonies apiece I went for the cheapy at 1200 yen. The cave complex is one (may be the only one in the south that was not destroyed) by the Japanese defence force clearing: for storage or hospital use, or blown up by the allies during the invasion. Discovered in 1964 by a couple of school kids (wouldn't that be an adventure!) the tourist part goes for about two kilometers maybee 20% of the complex. Flowing water, dripping water, water on the walls and floor, waterfalls. If a drop of rain lands on a Hanbu snake in a cane field it eventually finds its way thru the limestone to the sea. My guess is that there are plenty more cave waiting to be found. The tourist trap on the surface will take your picture; dressed up in period costume, with a huge snake, or a pretty girl. I spent my 1000yen on a couple of beers from a local micro brewery. The local artists rent stalls, do glass blowing, fancy konji character painting jewelery etc. they all seem to do a booming business with the mainland Japanese tourists. P

Posted by patgoodeve 00:00 Archived in Japan

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Yes i have heard about this Okinawa World. You think it may be a little pricey but it is SOOO worthi it in the end!.. i took my kids there and we all had a blast!!.. it was greatt! ..
http://okinawa-information.com/content/okinawa-world-nanjyo

24.08.2009 by AyaOkinawa

Yes i have heard about this Okinawa World. You think it may be a little pricey but it is SOOO worthi it in the end!.. i took my kids there and we all had a blast!!.. it was greatt! ..
<a href="http://okinawa-information.com/content/okinawa-world-nanjyo">Okinawa</a>

24.08.2009 by AyaOkinawa

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