A journey back in time to discover the traditions and folklore of Okinawa in a fun theme park featuring skilled craftsmen, dancers, snake trainers and a magnificent natural cave brimming with limestone formations.
What we will see
- Okinawa World theme park
- Crafts village
- Eisa show
- Habu Museum
- Gyokusendo cave
What we will do
- A short coach journey takes us to the Okinawa World theme park dedicated to Okinawa's cultural traditions.
- We have time to explore the park freely choosing among the numerous attractions.
- Let us jump back in time by strolling through the crafts village with its old houses and red tile roofs hosting workshops where we can discover the arts and crafts of the Ryukyu Kingdom. Many even offer the chance to try making artefacts ourselves!
- We continue our journey to discover local culture by watching an *Eisa show, a folklore dance typical of Okinawa that was once performed to welcome the spirits of the ancestors during the Buddhist feast of the dead.
- Those looking for stronger emotions can pet a Burmese python and visit the Habu Museum, home to numerous snakes and which also hosts a snake show.
- The Gyokusendo cave is particularly enchanting as it is at 5 km long and the longest limestone cave in Asia. 890 metres are open to the public and accessible via safe well-lit walkways.
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