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Okinawa Peace Memorial Park

Mabuni, Itoman 901-0333, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 98-997-4123
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History, Memorials and Great Views All In One Place

This park really does have history, memorials and great views all in one place. Spectacular ocean... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
joeinfx
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Fairfax, Virginia
Nice enough to see

I'd love to give this place a 3:5 as it was more than just average but not quite very good. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Matt E
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Mabuni, Itoman 901-0333, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This park really does have history, memorials and great views all in one place. Spectacular ocean views along solemn burial grounds. Great place to spend an afternoon walk and appreciate Okinawan history.

Thank joeinfx
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'd love to give this place a 3:5 as it was more than just average but not quite very good. The view the memorial Park overlooks is stunning however and it is humbling to all those who died's names on the stones. The water fountain...More

Thank Matt E
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This is the 3rd leg of our day 1 tour. The place hopefully remind people that there are no winners in wars, only casualties - more than 200,000 people perished in Okinawa alone. This place reminds me of Corregidor back home......

Thank albert c
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I would definitely recommend visiting this peace memorial park to anyone of any age. It is so beautiful and has so much history. When you first walk in there are ladies selling flowers for 300yen. You can even enjoy the famous blue seal ice cream...More

Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 1 April 2017

A very significant monument dedicated by the people of Okinawa to a lasting world peace. Situated in the grounds of the Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum the park is located on the cliffs of their coastline. The Cornerstone of Peace commemorates those who perished in...More

Thank Brissy2
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This was a very impressive memorial to the World War II battle for Okinawa. It is depicted from the viewpoint of the Okinawan people, not the Japanese or Americans. Some might not agree with all of the viewpoints but it seemed to offer a fair...More

Thank BB55Fan
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A place for reflection and contemplation. The park is well set out and doesn't attempt to explain the war but does provide a sense of the futility and waste of war.

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I had initially came here solely to take the shuttle bus to the Itoman Peaceful Illumination Festival but realised that the park was better than expected. Apart from learning about the war, there is a beautiful sea view from the memorial park as well which...More

Thank hello_there10
Reviewed 28 December 2016

One of the best tribute muesems I have ever seen. Go early it is a lot to take in and see. Very unique place, it is stunningly beautiful! I was so impressed by the entire grounds! I highly recommend this plan on spending the entire...More

Thank Becky H
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Great view and peaceful environment for a walk in remembrance of those who lost their lives not only in the war. The guy who sells soba noodles is a really great fella too :)

Thank Keller C
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elizabeth r
we are in port on march 13 from 3pm till 9 pm. we are at the naha port. renting a taxi will we be able to see the park before closing time.
11 November 2015|
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Response from nakamark | Reviewed this property |
You can make it, but make sure you include ShuriCastke to visit. The Peace Park is open and spacious so when on site, move quickly or you will spend your whole time there. Good luck
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