Naha Festivals & Events

Naha being the capital of Okinawa hosts some of the largest festivals on the Islands. No festival in Naha is small as every festival here seems to be done on such a large scale for such a small Island. The whole year is packed with entreating and culturally enriching festivals with the most major ones taking place in Naha's hot summer season. The Naha great tug of war, Eisa festival, Dragon boat races are just a few of the exciting events in Naha Okinawa Japan.

 

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okinawa naha city tug-of-war largest in japan The Naha Great Tug of War
Held annually on October 10 as a part of the Naha Festival. The main rope is 172 meters long, 1.5 meters in diameter and weighs 27 tons. Tens of thousands of people divided into east and west teams tug on thin ropes that ...
naha eisa festival 10,000 performers taiko drums Naha Eisa Festival
Over 100,000 people line the streets of Naha’s famous Kokusai-dori to watch the different Eisa performing groups. Eisa is one of the main symbols of Okinawa and can be heard and seen being performed year round in ...
 naha city okinawa dragon boat races festival hari Naha Hari, Dragon Boat Races
Young men from Naha, Kume and Tomari compete in the main hahrii, and there are other races for boys and occupational organizations. Servicemen from the U.S. marines participate in some of...
 shuri castle festival naha japan traditional culture Shuri Castle Festival
The highlight of the festival is a spectacular Ryukyu Dynasty Parade. Over 1,500 participants parade down the Naha’s famous Kokusai Street in colourful and beautiful costumes. The parade in Naha also gives a chance to see the dignified King of Ryukyu...
 shuri cultural festival naha city okinawa japan events Shuri Culture Festival
Another magnificent parade in Naha reflecting Ryukyu Kingdom's high point. This festival in Naha gives youth of the present day Shuri area an opportunity to show off their stuff by performing traditional Okinawa eisa, lion dance, and hatagashira...

 

South Okinawa Tours

 JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Shuri-jo Castle Park World Heritage Bus Tou
Visit Shuri-jo Castle and Okinawa World, where you can experience Okinawa's history, culture, and nature.Audio device in English, Chinese & Korean. Lunch included
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Dinner Cruise
See the historic sites of Southern Okinawa. Tours are facilitated by a portable audio device in English, Chinese & Korean. Lunch included
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Kerama Islands Morning Half Day Introductory Diving Tour (from Naha)
Qualified English speaking diving instructors will take you under the beautiful and clear blue ocean. The perfect chance for beginners or people with no diving license not to miss Okinawa’s colorful coral reefs
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Walking Tour (Half Day:3 persons)
Visit Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum, Shurijo Castle, Tsuboya Yachimun Street, Heiwa Shopping Street and Makishi Public by public transportation with English speaking guide.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Walking Tour (Half Day:4 persons)
Visit Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum, Shurijo Castle, Tsuboya Yachimun Street, Heiwa Shopping Street and Makishi Public by public transportation with English speaking guide.
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North Okinawa Tours

 JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Northern Okinawa Tour
On this tour visit many of the North Okinawa’s famous sites like Churaumi Aquarium ( the world's third largest aquarium), Ryukyu Mura where you can experience living history, and many more exciting places. Lunch included.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Nakijin-jo Castle World Heritage Bus Tour
On this tour visit many of the North Okinawa’s famous sites like Cape Manza, Churaumi Aquarium ( the world's third largest aquarium), Nakijin-jo Castle, Nago Pineapple Park. Lunch included.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Marine Walk from Nago (Departs at 9:00 am)
Enjoy walking underwater through Okinawa's clear ocean by simply putting on a special helmet which draws air from the surface, you can breathe normally even while underwater and explore Okinawa's beautiful coral reefs.
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JTB Okinawa Japan TOurs Okinawa Jet Skiing, Banana Boat & Super Mable Tour
Enjoy all 3 of these thrilling marine sports out on the open water. 
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Miyako Islands Hotels & Resorts

 Location  Rating  Hotel Name
 Miyako Is. 4 star hotel Hotel Atoll Emerald Miyakojima
 Miyako Is. 4 star hotel Miyakojima Tokyu Resort 
 Miyako Is. 4 star hotel Hotel Breeze Bay Marina 
 Miyako Is. 5 star hotel Shigira Bayside Suite ALLAMANDA