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Place to see the world's most dangerous airfield

The KaKazu Ridge Observatory is on the hill on the north side of KaKazu Ridge park. KaKazu Ridge... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
JugemJugem
Great park to view Kakazu Ridge

From the observatory, you can clearly see the Futenma flight line, which was an engagement area for... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Brian C
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22 Mar 2018
“Place to see the world's most dangerous airfield”
25 Jun 2017
“Great park to view Kakazu Ridge”
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

The KaKazu Ridge Observatory is on the hill on the north side of KaKazu Ridge park. KaKazu Ridge park is located in near the US Marine Corps Air Station Futenma. The Navy and the Marine Corps rank MCAS Futenma as the most dangerous airport in...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2017

From the observatory, you can clearly see the Futenma flight line, which was an engagement area for Japanese defenses at the early stages of the US invasion of Okinawa (known as Kakazu Ridge). To the west of the observatory, there is a Japanese pill-box position...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 8 May 2013

I visited Kakazu Heights Park and Kakazutaka Observatory as part of an organized tour arranged through MCB Camp Foster. Kakazu Ridge was the site of some of the bloodiest fighting in the battle of Okinawa. Villagers were caught in the crossfire between the U.S. and...More

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Reviewed 16 February 2012

Great view, awesome place to take the family

1  Thank richdjing
Reviewed 22 April 2011

This park is wonderful for various reasons. Whether you want to spend some time with the family or whether you want to learn something about the history of Okinawa this is a fantastic park. There is a great view of the Futenma Air Station. You...More

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