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Okinawa World Culture Kingdom Gyokusendo

Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Full of charms of wonderful Okinawa! Endless blue sky, tropical flowers blooming under the shiny sun and sweet smell of the southern wind. Okinawa, where the unique Ryukyu Kingdom florished from the olden times. Vibrant traditional artifacts and...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1336 Tamagusuku Maekawa, Nanjo 901-0616, Okinawa Prefecture
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+81 98-949-7421
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cave was not outstanding (not sure if it would be better if there was some audio guide to explain). Following the path, we went through the village after that and I felt the set up had too much of touristy element over having some...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Piggogo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I assume these caverns were gorgeous once upon a time. And while you can still tell that to some degree, unfortunately they have been carved through and modified to put lights and scaffolding in to the degree that it has ruined much of the natural...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank JohnColumbus_Ohio
Reviewed August 11, 2019

The attraction offers different packages for visitors e.g. Kingdom village / village with cave / village with cave and reptile museum. This is great because visitors are not forced to purchase the whole package when they may not desire to visit some sites. The cave...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Mark G
Reviewed August 8, 2019

This was to be my 3rd visit. I first went in 1981 and far less had been opened to the public. On this occasion I went with my wife and son. Both of them thoroughly loved the caves. It really is quite magical. It was...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Paul C
Reviewed August 4, 2019

You can join the trial walk under the ground with protecting cloth and helmet because of walking in the water in the cave.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank WanderWalker
Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

First they do not accept credit cards at the ticket counter which is a sin buy your ticket at Lawson about 200m before you reach the park entrance and you can buy with cc card and for cheaper. Now the cave. There is nothing special...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank daikin
Reviewed July 9, 2019 via mobile

This theme park, while nothing impressed us as a theme park, its cave may be the true reason to visit here. The long, well maintained cave has a boardwalk to walk around and the cave itself is beautiful. Don’t miss the cave cafe just opposite...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Suwatss
Reviewed June 24, 2019

Had a day pass to explore the whole park, generally just walkabout to look at the cultural artifacts, or cave walk. But the real attraction of the whole park is actually the Okinawa Cultural drum performance. Unfortunately, no videography or photographs can be taken during...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank DarrenJenny
Reviewed June 14, 2019 via mobile

A wondrous cave to visit. We have a delightful time looking at stalactites and stalagmites formation. There is proper walkway but have many steps up and down so not ideal for older folks with mobility issues. Okinawa World ticket also includes Kingdom Village and watching...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Ling_Sg
Reviewed June 13, 2019

Gyokusendo cave was the highlight of Okinawa World. The 300,000 year-old cave spans 5km from end to end and was full of stalactites and stalagmites. However, it is very visitor-friendly as there are stairs, steel walkway and even escalator at the exit. It takes about...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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JennifereSmith
March 16, 2019|
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Response from Kongzi8 | Reviewed this property |
The cost of the craft is excluded form the admission orice
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January 7, 2019|
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Response from L0VE_Earthy | Reviewed this property |
It’s free
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May 19, 2017|
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Response from joycehnp | Reviewed this property |
Near Naha, southern part of the island.
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