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Island Countryside Settlement

Taketomi-jima, Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama-gun 907-1101, Okinawa Prefecture
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The Okinawa

Just as imagined you can feel real atmosphere of Okinawa. Time passes so slowly there,people is... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2018
Kenichi H
,
Yokohama, Japan
via mobile
Calm old small island

素晴らしい古い集落と生活。牛車、三線、星砂、潮風、緑と青の海と空。白砂に石灰岩の石垣。石垣島からわずか15分の別世界。おすすめです。 Green and blue sea,White sand... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2016
Tsuyoshi S
,
Tokyo, Japan
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18 Jan 2018
“The Okinawa”
24 Dec 2016
“Calm old small island ”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Taketomi-jima, Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama-gun 907-1101, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

Just as imagined you can feel real atmosphere of Okinawa. Time passes so slowly there,people is not hasting, as if everything goes slow, I love this!

Thank Kenichi H
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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

素晴らしい古い集落と生活。牛車、三線、星砂、潮風、緑と青の海と空。白砂に石灰岩の石垣。石垣島からわずか15分の別世界。おすすめです。 Green and blue sea,White sand including 'star sand',lime stone fence, buffalo car,old style houses,sea breeze,traditional music by Sanshin. Those are things you can find and those makes you trip to gentle old small island life.No convenience store no high tech life.but best spot when...More

Thank Tsuyoshi S
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Reviewed 17 July 2016

If you are on Taketomi island- you should explore the whole thing! The island is so small, that it is inevitable that you will come across these style homes. Beautiful addition to the already beautiful nature!!

Thank Nicole W
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Reviewed 6 May 2016

Had a lovely day there, a short trip boat ferry from Ishigaki. worth the detour :) Lovely buffalo ride, yes its touristic but, well, I'm mostly a tourist lol rented bikes too so we could ride around and between lovely beaches surrounding the island, even...More

Thank Fab G
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Reviewed 8 March 2016

Pleasant stroll around the historic settlement of the island. Spend about 2-3 hours enjoying the streets full of traditional Okinawan architecture. Avoid the buffalo cart ride. It is expensive and short. Anyway, you'll see them while walking around.

Thank Jose P
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