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Yachimun Street

Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
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Ranked #7 of 45 Attractions in Naha
Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks
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Type: Neighborhoods, Landmarks

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Wish you would verify the veracity of the name of the area first before publishing! I am a longtime Okinawa Resident (24 years)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We booked a one to one Shisa building with 育陶園 1 month ago for our 6-yr-old boy. He loved it! Great experience in this quiet place. Nice stroll along the street to Kokusaido afterwards.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Several times, I have gone here for photography trips. The shop owners and employees are always friendly and helpful. It's best to ask if you may take photos and, wait until the store isn't busy. Yachimun, is what I would call, the Okinawan pottery but, someone beat me to it and, maned the place Yamuchin Street. It doesn't cost anything... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

We had just started walking down Yamuchin St admiring the old houses, some of the few structures in Naha that survived the Battle of Okinawa, when the rain poured down. No umbrella, no coats. We were saved by one of the shop owners who handed us an umbrella and said just leave it at some other shop when you have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

At the end of the Heiwa Dori street, keep left to reach Yamuchin street. We missed the turning and fortunately a kind local brought us to the start of this street. We did not have enough time to walk the length of this street and so did not see as much as we would like to.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

It was at first hard to find. We found it after 2 attempts because this street sits in a residential area and the streets aren't square blocks. Its a tranquil stroll through small privately run stores with different styles of pottery. Its very interesting to see the styles and compare the products. I liked the open front displays.

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