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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Okinawa - Honto
Ryukyu Mura 
# 10   of 21 most visited sights
in Okinawa Island

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Ryukyu Mura (Ryukyu Village) is a small theme park about traditional Okinawan culture in the form of a recreated village from the times of the Ryukyu Kingdom.

The village includes a traditional residence with a red tiled roof and surrounding stone walls against typhoons, a shrine and various workshops where visitors may participate in hands-on experiences such as pottery, playing the sanshin guitar, weaving a coaster or painting a small shisa statue.

A wide range of performances are held at the village, including eisa taiko drumming, dances, concerts, parades and reenacted historical ceremonies. Of course, visitors also have the opportunity to eat some popular Okinawan dishes and purchase a wide range of local souvenirs.

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How to get there
Ryukyu Mura is located in central Okinawa Honto, about 30 kilometers north of Naha.

By bus

Take bus number 120 from Naha to Ryukyu Mura-mae bus stop (O; 80 minutes, 1070 yen from Naha Bus Terminal or 90 minutes, 1160 yen from Naha Airport; 2 buses/hour)

By car

By car, it takes about 50 minutes (more during rush hours) from Naha if using the expressway between Naha and Ishikawa IC (650 yen one way).

How to get to and around Okinawa Honto

Hours and Fees
Hours:8:30 to 17:30 (entry until 17:00)
Closed:No closing days
Admission:1200 yen

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