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Okinawa World is Okinawa’s foremost theme park located at a 30 minutes’ drive from Naha Airport with various activities to experience the local natural environment, culture, and history. The most popular attraction is the Gyokusendo limestone cave which was created hundreds of thousands of years ago and is packed wall-to-wall with over a million stalactites whose sight is no less than overwhelming. In addition, you can also find the one and only habu poisonous snake museum park in the world, a beer brewery, and the largest Okinawan souvenir stores making for a place we highly recommend for anyone who wants to spend all day getting their fill of Okinawan life.
- 1336 Maekawa, Tamagusuku, Nanjo-shi, Okinawa
- Contact No.
- From the Naha Bus Terminal, take a Ryukyu Bus on the 54 or 83 lines and get off at the Gyokusendo-mae Bus Stop.
- Opening Hours / Holidays
- 9:00-18:00 (last entry at 17:00)
Open all year round
- Official Website
- Time Required
- Admission fee
- Gyokusendo Cave + Kingdom Village: Adults 1240 yen, Free-Pass Adults 1650 yen
- Other Information
- *Wi-Fi available *Pamphlets available in English, simplified Chinese characters, and Korean languages
※ Some information is displayed in Japanese and machine-translated English, which may not be accurate.
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Giant limestone cave: Gyokusendo
The Gyokusendo limestone cave is one of the largest in Japan and within the 890 m long area open to the public where you can see around one million different stalactites. Go ahead and enjoy this mysterious world while exploring the cool dark space amid the sound of dripping cave water.
Powerful Eisa performances
At the Eisa Plaza, you can enjoy watching Eisa performances of Okinawa’s traditional song and dance for free. Usually, you can only see such performances during the summer, so this is a great chance to see genuine performances which is not to be missed. Performances are held four times a day.
Massive Okinawa souvenir area
Okinawa World also boasts the largest souvenir area in Okinawa. Starting with the most popular treats of pineapple castella, you can also find t-shirts, traditional crafts and goods, and just about any other souvenir unique to Okinawa.
Habu Museum Park
Welcome to the only habu poisonous snake museum park in the world. Here, you can find exhibits on the local poisonous habu snake that gathers notoriety from all over the world and has powerful attractions that are sure to impress. The famous Habu Show runs five times a day all year long. (Adults 620 yen)