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Okinawa Memorial Park Ocean Expo Park

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So much to see and do

We booked a 5 day break in Motobu-cho with our 5-year old wondering if there was enough to keep her... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Derek R
Full day entertainment

Quite a big park with lots to see. Focus is obviously on marine environment, but not limited too... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Krakow, Poland
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424 Ishikawa, Motobu-cho, Kunigami-gun 905-0206, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 980-48-2741
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a 5 day break in Motobu-cho with our 5-year old wondering if there was enough to keep her entertained. Ocean Park Expo kept on giving and we were sad to leave though ever so Glad we came. There is so much to see...More

Thank Derek R
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Quite a big park with lots to see. Focus is obviously on marine environment, but not limited too, there’s decent botanical garden and two ethnographic museums. Apart from aquarium, botanical garden and oceanic culture museum, every other attraction is free of charge. If tou wish...More

Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Tokyo was freezing in March at 9degrees, so it was a great relief to land in Okiniwa after a 3hr flight to a warm, tropical climate of 20degrees. One of the attractions we visited was the Ocean Expo Park: here is sealife at its most...More

Thank idrus2015
Reviewed 2 July 2018

The area is spectacular and there is so much to see that one day is not really even enough for it all. Our children (then 5 and 6) liked the aquarium a lot and loved the playground area.

Thank JnkW
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This is only one of the many attractions at the location. The views alone would make it worthwhile if this where the only thing here. Bring good walking shoes, water and maybe a snack or two.

Thank Nickelfish69
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

This area Is spectacular. Come on a sunny day and you will not be disappointed. So much to here! My husband and I spent most of the day on the grounds, starting with Churaumi Aquarium. If you visit there first, you get half off the...More

Thank angelhead777
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

I definitely recommend coming here if you have a rainy day. My family spent 7 great hours here, and we didn’t even see everything there is to see! We ate lunch at the Aquarium, and also thoroughly enjoyed the botanical gardens.

Thank Sophie H
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

Nice park with dolphin performance. Free rental for baby stroller which suitable for family travel with young children.

Reviewed 19 May 2018

These Park Lands are well kept and spaced out. The grounds house many individual exhibits which are also listed on this site. There are local buses that will take you to the Park. Drop you off at any of the 3 Entrances, though most will...More

Thank Nakagawa1971
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

a very beautiful complex that conveys a lot of peace. the monuments form a beautiful architecture and the view from above is very beautiful

Thank Renato N
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Jeanette N
17 March 2018|
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Response from Petr D | Reviewed this property |
Yess, its a direct translation, Ryukyu is the old name for Okinawa and mura standard Japanese for village. Quite interesting to visit (free), note the house of the female priest/shaman.