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Tropical Dream Center

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Address: Ishikawa, Kunigami-gun, Motobu-cho 905-0201, Okinawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 980-48-2741
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heaven for plant lovers

Exhibits in very good condition. Interesting to see a wide variety of tropical trees & other plants. Answered my questions like 'Ah, so that is what cacao looks like!' And gave me... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Tokyo, Japan
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Tokyo, Japan
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29 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exhibits in very good condition. Interesting to see a wide variety of tropical trees & other plants. Answered my questions like 'Ah, so that is what cacao looks like!' And gave me surprises - cannonball tree, hmm, never heard of that. If you love house plants or tropicals, plan to indulge in several hours here.

Thank igumaman
Okinawa, Japan
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Last visited in 2013. We visited the Tropical Dream Center on a whim. We were visiting the Aquarium, and parked far down thinking the walk would be nice - which it was. We passed it on our way up to Ocean Expo Park, and I grabbed a brochure. We wandered back after Ocean Expo Park, and went in deciding if... More 

Thank Sarah A
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7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

Well worth a visit. Interesting plant set out in a beautiful set of surroundings. Ideal to take in along with a visit to the aquarium, s stroll in the parks. Sit by the sea and take in the free dolphin show. A good day out on the north west coast Okinawa.

Thank JohnETP
Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
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42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

This botanical garden is equal parts stunning tropical botany and innovative Japanese architectural design. Once you ascend the apex of the grounds, a spiral tower observational point, you can view the entire complex below and realize the garden paths are and ever increasing, spiral climb towards the center tower in the shape and design of a nautilus sea shell. Or... More 

1 Thank brookediane
Federal Way, Washington
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306 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We went here after our visit at the aquarium.. It was a very hot day but we enjoyed the beautiful flowers and more that was offered here. We were all glad we went had such a good time. This is very beautiful to see.

Thank chefjeff60
Kapaa, Hawaii
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The location is Motubu in central okinawa away from Naha but well worth the trip. The center is part of a park that has Churaumi Aquariun and many other attractions. The Display of Orchids are breath taking and the many rooms you pass through have independent tropical thems. Good place to sit and absorb the natural surroundings. There is a... More 

Thank BYamamoto
Sagamihara, Japan
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85 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

If you want to see a large variety of flowers in all their glory this is the place. There are several environments so you get to see a wide variety of plants and there are also visiting displays. The grounds are beautifully maintained the staff is quite friendly. Make sure you have room on your camera for a lot of... More 

Thank Carter G
Okayama, Japan
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61 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

It only took 5 years for us to finally visit this place. Definitely a must to get away from the hustle and bustle and enjoy nature. Perfect for family photos, taking family and friends to go visit, and for photographers. Although we took it slow I would recommend planning to visit the Butterfly Garden just up the block since one... More 

Thank Goodtimes1104
Hong Kong, China
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245 reviews
114 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

It located within the Ocean Expo Park with another paid fee, you can visit this greenhouse garden, first you enter butterly garden with many Phalaenopsis, Vanda and Cattleya orchid, then all kind of fruit tree with some bearing fruits and some other flowers, the Amazon water Lily is very interesting, if you plan to see all in details, you need... More 

Thank hkvisitor1997
Portland, OR
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121 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

this place was fantastic. Walk up the spiral tower for great views. The place is right next door to the Churaumi Aquarium and a must-see for orchid lovers. Both can be done in a half day. A bonus is a view of Ie Shima of WWII.

Thank JBPortland

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