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Address: 1-25-11 Wakasa, Naha 900-0031, Okinawa Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 98-868-3697
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Lovely place to pray, observe authentic Japanese culture

This is the only Shinto shrine that is located in Naha, and is very easy to get to from Asahi-Bashi rail station, or taxi. Lovely red building, not really bog but is still... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Hong Kong, China

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the only Shinto shrine that is located in Naha, and is very easy to get to from Asahi-Bashi rail station, or taxi. Lovely red building, not really bog but is still Japanese nonetheless. Not to the scale of what you might see in Kytoto, but here being Okinawa, is still nice to see a bit of it. Nearby... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved this small shrine next to the ocean. It´s very quiet with locals going there to pray and just a place to witness local culture. It´s also ery easy to reach, close to the city center and also to the beach. I highly recommend a visit here.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

This shrine is next to the beach by the waters. There was some praying going on whilst here so was interesting to observe. I won't go out of my way to come here but if you are coming this way, you will cover the shrine and the beach. Both underwhelming.

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Thank Tweetcoz
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

A small shrine that is placed on a klif. It does not take too much time to visit. It offers some shadow, space to sit and meditate. As usual there is a talisman shop.

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Middletown, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

What an awesome experience...the shrine is beautiful! Many great pictures were taken by myself and the group I was with. Excellent!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Quiet and peaceful. However, too many group visitors made it much more noisy and less respectful.

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Hangzhou, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

As far as Japanese shrines go, this one doesn't take much time to visit since it's not very big. It's beautifully maintained and well cared for and worth the visit if you're looking to get some spiritual peace into your visit to Okinawa.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016

Lovely Shinto shrine by sea side, also next is little city beach, good for a shopping break when its too hot too :)

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Thank Fab G
Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2016

Unlike mainland Japan, there are close to none popular shrines on the island. This was one of the few found in Naha. A very decent place to drop by while in Naha.

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016

the shrine is an interesting place to visit, with the main complex and some area around, free of charge, it takes around 20 minutes

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