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Ryukyu Mura

1130 Yamada, Kunigami-gun, Onna-son, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 98-965-1234
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Ranked #4 of 26 Activities in Onna-son
4.0 of 5 stars 252 Reviews
Type: Amusement
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Hong Kong, China
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Cultural stuff with different ways to earn your money. Like taking photos in different costumes. I like nature more. However, I must say the staff are very helpful. We haven't eaten anything when we arrived there for snorkeling. They really helped us to find some cup noodles for breakfast. Thanks a lot.

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brisbane, australia
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32 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Ryukyu Mura is a reconstruction of a traditional village created in old Okinawan style. Lowset terracotta-roofed bungalow homes were built around a central square. On all of the rooftops there were terra cotta shiza dogs of various styles which seem to be de riguer here to protect the houses from evil spirits. It was a pretty setting with trees a... More 

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Hong Kong
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

If you want to get some cultural knowledge or experience of the old Okinawa, you may go. However, considering there are a lot more interesting places in Okinawa, it may not be worth it to spend a half-day to go there. So, we only visited the place very briefly.

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Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Definitely worth a visit if you're in the area. It's like a smaller, friendlier version of Okinawa World so you don't need to visit both. A nice way to see how the Indigenous Ryukyu people used to live, a good lesson in history.

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Taoyüan, Taiwan, Taiwan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

When i was there it was with the typhoon, so its very windy that day, but the Souri temple made very step worth it!

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

The Village is very well appointed and many of the traditional Houses were moved from other places and rebuilt there. Although there is a healthy commercial element with many 'buying' opportunities throughout, it is very well done and not imposing at all. Everywhere they have small performances going, with all the staff in traditional dress. The Village is located in... More 

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Hong Kong, China
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

There weren't many historic attractions which we visited, however the Shurijo Castle Park (Ryukyu Mura) gave us a comprehensive understanding of the history of Okinawa. In addition we've enjoyed with the original ryukyu music played live there.

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Steckborn, Switzerland
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143 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

After almost the whole island had been shelled there weren't many traditional buildings left. A few of the remaining have been placed here reap. replicas have been built. Forget about the activities, it is the same tourist stuff they do everywhere, this place is nice because of the buildings...

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Onna-son, Japan
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Travel North on 58 from Yomitan, just past route 12 you will see the visual sign of ryukyu mura which means Okinawa Village. Many years ago, many of the original family homes of long time local families were moved here. If you want to walk into the past, come to Okinawa Village or Ryukyu Mura and you will find silk... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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29 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

You can buy ticket through OTS to enjoy 10% discount if you rent a car from them. The place is good for family to spend time, there are many handicrafts workshop e.g. Glass accessories making, leader accessories making, pottery making etc. You can wear traditional clothes to take photo. All above mentioned activities need to pay for additional fee. You... More 

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