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Okinawa World and Himeyuri Peace Memorial Park Historical Bus Tour from Naha Instant Confirmation


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Feel the history and culture of Okinawa firsthand. Trace the history of Okinawa through visits to Okinawa World and Himeyuri Memorial Park to find out more about the island. Hop on a bus for an easy tour around the island's famed spots!

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Spend a full day exploring the southern areas of Okinawa, and feel both the power of the ancient Ryukyu Kingdom and the effect of the battles of WWII.
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As of December 9: This tour will only visit sections of the Shurijo Castle that is opened to the public after the fire.
Umanchu Market is closed on Jan 1-3.
Osakana Center is closed on Jan 2-3.
Shurijo Castle, Himeyuri Peace Memorial Park and Okinawa World Course
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 52.05
USD 52.05
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 28.39
USD 28.39
Child (Age 3-5)
USD 28.39
USD 28.39
Infant (Age 0-2)
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Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 52.05
USD 52.05
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 28.39
USD 28.39
Child (Age 3-5)
USD 28.39
USD 28.39
Infant (Age 0-2)
Children participating for free will not get a separate seat on the bus.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 7 - 7.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Lunch buffet / Bus fare / Japanese-speaking staff / Admission fees (Okinawa World and Gyokusendo Caves)
  • Schedule
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location

  • 08:50-09:00 Pick-up from Designated Locations
  • 09:00 Depart
    The bus will stop at the following stops on Kokusai-dori street. (Boarding is available)
    - Matsuo 1-chome bus stop
    - Matsuo bus stop
    - Tenbusu bus stop
    - Asato bus stop
    - Hotel Novotel Okinawa Naha (reservations needed)
    - DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Naha Shuri Castle (reservations needed)
  • 09:30 Shurijo Castle (30 min.)
    1520277 A disastrous fire engulfed majority of the famed Shurijo Castle on October 31, 2019. Stop by to see the remnants of the crimson castle and learn the importance of this castle to the people of Okinawa.
  • 10:30 Okinawa World and Gyokusendo Cave (150 min.)
    おきなわワールド-城下町-上 Stroll through a traditional Ryukyu village and see traditional musical and dance performances. Then visit the cave to see the spectacular stalactites and stalagmites.
    Watch the traditional Okinawan Super Eisa dance at 12:30.
  • Lunch
    Savor a delicious buffet-style lunch at Churashima restaurant in Okinawa World!
  • 13:20 Cornerstone of Peace (30 min.)
    shutterstock_546160318 2 Visit the park that explains the history of and the effect of the battles on Okinawa. See the 'Cornerstone of Peace', a memorial inscribed with the names of all the fallen on both sides of the conflict.

    *Please note that the tour will not be stopping by the museum.
  • 14:00 Himeyuri Memorial Park (40 min.)
    20140519022447_748265761_10593_9 Another iconic war memorial is in Himeyuri. Take a moment to see and think about the history as you stop by the tower where many continue to pray for peace.
  • 14:50 Michi no Eki Itoman (30 min.)
    Stop by the souvenir shop to pick-up gifts and other tasty Okinawan treats to take home!
  • 15:40-16:00 Drop-off at Designated Locations in Naha
Package detail / Schedule
    • For guests planning air travel, please give yourself at least 2 hours of extra time. We cannot be held responsible if you miss your flight or the tour due to changes in schedule.
    • Please understand that only one child within the aged 3 to 5 years old (seats and meal not provided) will be free. For additional child participants, they will be need to pay the full fare.
Requirement(s) - Others
    • Please be at the departure points at least 10 minutes in advance. The bus will leave at the set times.
Additional Note(s)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • The tour schedule and ending time may be subject to change depending on weather and traffic conditions.
    • For guests who use wheelchairs and electric wheelchairs, please take part in the tour with attendants. Please book a slot for 1 attendant if you require a wheelchair, and 2 slots for attendants if you use an electric wheelchair.
    • An audio guide pen in Chinese, Korean, English and Japanese is available for an additional JPY 500 on site.
      Tap the location of your interest on the provided map and the audio guide pen will give you an explanation.
      Please note that the information provided by the audio guide will give basic information regarding the location.

      There will be no guide, but a Japanese speaking staff on board.
    • Please note that you will not be stopping by the Peace Memorial Park Museum
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Can I bring my luggage and/or suitcase?
  • Yes. The bus has a trunk that can store luggage. There are no limits on the pieces of luggage per person.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 00:00 local time, 1 business days to 23:59 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 40% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 23:59 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
USD 52.05
USD 52.05

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1% Reward Points
(4.32/5.00) 4.32 / 5
(162 reviews)

Language Japanese
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 7 - 7.5 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch buffet


by: Francisca
Although the guide did not speak English, she was amazing. Very helpful. Tried her best to communicate using gestures. She went the extra mile to write on paper for me. She was very entertaining, san...more
by: Joy
Great Experience! went in beginning of november and was raining quite a bit but did not prevent us from having an amazing time!
Our tour guide was very helpful and accommodating. I really enjoyed the trip.☺️
USD 52.05
USD 52.05
4.32 / 5
Okinawa World and Himeyuri Peace Memorial Park Historical Bus Tour from Naha