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Address: 1130 Yamada, Kunigami-gun, Onna-son, Okinawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 98-965-1234
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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 19, 2014
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brisbane, australia
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Hong Kong, China
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255 reviews 255 reviews
116 attraction reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This place is interesting enough, the lunch menu was average but reasonable. Truck loads of tourists come here can can feel very touristy at times. Once entered the paid area, there are some charming old houses, which turned into all sort of venues for crafts, tea etc. To take part you need to pay, but the choice is entirely up... More 

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Redditch
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47 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Full of culture, and interesting buildings, and worth it for the midday parade, but sales opportunities everywhere, which although not intrusive, are in every nook and cranny.

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Hong Kong, China
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

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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37 attraction reviews
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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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61 helpful votes 61 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
13 helpful votes 13 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
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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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Singapore
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25 helpful votes 25 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
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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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Switzerland
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148 helpful votes 148 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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