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Naha

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Illuminated Shuri Castle by night

Home to more than 300,000 people, Naha is the capital and largest city of Okinawa Prefecture. With its port and airport, it also functions as the regional transportation hub, offering direct flight and ferry connections into other parts of Okinawa, Japan and Asia.

The former capital of the Ryukyu Kingdom around Shuri Castle was located within the borders of today's Naha City. However, since Naha was almost completely destroyed in the Battle of Okinawa, only few of the city's buildings predate the war.

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Attractions
 1  Shuri Castle
Reconstructed former Ryukyu royal palace.
User rating: 86/100 (291 votes)
Visited by: 583 users
 2  Shikinaen Garden
Second residence of the former Ryukyu kings.
User rating: 81/100 (57 votes)
Visited by: 106 users
 3  Prefectural Museum
Well done museums about history and art.
User rating: 76/100 (23 votes)
Visited by: 47 users
 4  Tsuboya District
District with many pottery shops.
User rating: 81/100 (38 votes)
Visited by: 82 users
 5  Kokusaidori
Main shopping and entertainment street.
User rating: 79/100 (197 votes)
Visited by: 418 users
 6  Tamaudun
Mausoleum for the former Ryukyu royal family.
User rating: 71/100 (13 votes)
Visited by: 29 users

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Daiwa Roynet Hotel Okinawa Kenchomae
Reliable business hotel within walking distance of Kokusaidori Street and the monorail.
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Hotel JAL City Naha
Conveniently located in the center of Kokusaidori Street in Naha.
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Hotel Nikko Alivila
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InterContinental ANA Manza Beach Resort
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JAL Private Resort Okuma
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