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Ryukyu Mura

1130 Yamada, Onna-son, Kunigami-gun, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
+81 98-965-1234
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Ranked #9 of 15 attractions in Onna-son
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Steckborn, Switzerland
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206 reviews 206 reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

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
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6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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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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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

It was interesting time. Most of all show was good I recommend you try to eat traditional dounut ball with tea~^^

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Tokyo, Japan
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

My wife and I had visited Meiji Mura near Nagoya a few years ago and were very impressed with the idea - bringing together a collection of buildings from the Meiji Era that were representative of the style of architecture and technology and would otherwise have been torn down. We found it very interesting, and assumed Ryukyu Mura would be... More

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Los Angeles, California
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17 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We ventured to this historical depiction of a Okinawa Village from the 18th century. There are many old buildings, which were brought to this place from other places on this island and reconstructed so that a feeling has been created to take you back to those times! Perhaps for very young Japanese or Okinawan kids it might be of value,... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

This being my first trip to Japan and Okinawa, I was really looking forward to visiting Ryukyu Mura to learn more about Okinawan culture. If you don't know any Japanese or have not done any pre-reading on Okinawan culture, this can be a bewildering experience for you as it had been for me. I had picked up an English brochure... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

We visited Ryukyu Mura in October so it wasn't very crowded, and we basically got a private tour of the park! It was very interesting. I wouldn't pay the extra money for the habu show though. It wasn't very good.

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Tokyo, Japan
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103 reviews 103 reviews
15 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2012

We were disappointed with our visit to this park. The cost of entry does not include any of the many activities that are available within the park so if your children wish to participate in an art event or a ride on a oxen you will need to fork over more and more money. By the time we completed the... More

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Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

This is a nice place to get an idea of teh various elements of Ryukyu culture. There are shows almost every hour at the entrance where you can sit and eat and listen to Okinawa music. Buy the ticket that combines a Habu-show. Habu is the local snake. Worthwhile seeing.

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