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Taiheidori Shopping Street

#5 of 39 Shopping in Naha
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Address: 2 chome Matsuo, Naha 900-0014, Okinawa Prefecture
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Like a maze a big complex of shops

We had dinner in the middle of the complex where they sell you Okinawa lobsters, giant sea snails, and Okinawa crabs and you can have restaurants on the second floor prepare them... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 8, 2015
Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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264 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

We had dinner in the middle of the complex where they sell you Okinawa lobsters, giant sea snails, and Okinawa crabs and you can have restaurants on the second floor prepare them for you. We bought a large lobster, medium sea snail, and a large crab for 15000. Cooking cost us around 2000. They sashimi the lobster and use the... More 

Thank daikin
Hong Kong
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52 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

It's actually a wet market with lots of seafood for sale including lobsters, etc. I would recommend you to try the Okinawan speciality - a big sea whelk which glows at night. If you want to have your seafood cooked on 2/F, there will be a supplement charge of Yen 500 per person. However, sashimi was good enough for us... More 

1 Thank jaqu1324
Hong Kong
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34 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

This market is situated in the middle of International Street. You can buy lots of fresh sea foods in the ground floor with very very reasonable price. Those shop keepers are mainly English speaking Chinese, come from Taiwan and Mainland China.They will cook all the food you choice in the restaurants on the second floor of this market at low... More 

Thank NelsonHongKong
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 28, 2014

It's on the major tourists' shopping street, but it's an alley, an alley with a solid walkway, off-shoot sidewalks and halls that are tentacle-like in relation to the main walkway, countless colorful shops and stalls, and a fish market that is a photographer's delight.

2 Thank JBPortland
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234 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Excellent shopping street for all that souvenir or funky "only in okinawa" clothing item or shoes. That said, if you are taller than 1.78m and wear shoes larger than a US 8, don't bother looking for clothes or funky shoes

Thank Mario1547
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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118 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We went there on my last day. I enjoyed it, picking up some great samples of the famous Ryukuan salts for my kitchen, got some great green tea soft ice. etc. There's so much a variety of things available there. I'm surprised I didn't buy much more!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

We enjoyed wandering for a couple of hours around the interconnected Heiwadori covered St and Makishi market. The fish and vegetable stalls were compelling. We had to have sashimi and salad in the market; everything looked so fresh and it was. Delicious. Had a great shaved ice, red bean, mochi and brown sugar dessert. I really enjoyed tasting the Okinawa... More 

3 Thank jbpurple

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