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Okinawa World Culture Kingdom Gyokusendo

Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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A rare gem

The Gyokusendo cave system is a real gem with stalaticts and stalicmites, running waters all adding... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Brian B
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
via mobile
Pretty cave

It’s well worth to visit this quite spectacular cave, there are lots of interesting geological... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Krakow, Poland
via mobile
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Full of charms of wonderful Okinawa! Endless blue sky, tropical flowers blooming under the shiny sun and sweet smell of the southern wind. Okinawa, where the unique Ryukyu Kingdom florished from the olden times. Vibrant traditional artifacts and...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1336 Tamagusuku Maekawa, Nanjo 901-0616, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 98-949-7421
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you enjoy some natural wonders, this is a place you must see. This cavern is very big and many beautiful formations of cave stalagmites and stalactites can be seen. The facility also has other attractions including Okinawan crafts, gift shops, "eisah" drum-and-dance show, Habu...More

1  Thank Sam K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Okinawa World is a cool place to spend 2-3 hours. Start by going through a cave. The cave is well-lit and has a good walkway. Elderly people could even go down. It's deep and has lots of things you could photograph. When you come out,...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The Gyokusendo cave system is a real gem with stalaticts and stalicmites, running waters all adding to the allure of this magic underworld. While the cave is the star, there is a fuit orchard where flavoured ice creams and juices reflect some of the orchards...More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

It’s well worth to visit this quite spectacular cave, there are lots of interesting geological features to see. Rest of attractions is mediocre, kingdom village is mostly about shopping (small lion statue museum is the highlight of this place), traditional dance performance is passable, but...More

Thank Mr_Nobody_1979
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We did the caves tour which is located in Okinawa world. It was amazing and definitely worth a visit. After the caves we had very limited time to look around, which was a shame as there were so many things to see. Glass blowing, stalls,...More

Thank catchfab
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Great place to visit. There are many places like this in the world. But this is one of those cave that has not many restrictions. I did felt a bit disappointed that some limestones were cut up intentionally to make pathway. Other than that, lighting...More

1  Thank Rolf C
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Cave was great but the Habu Museum Park was a disgusting case of animal abuse. At the front they have a lizard chained up to a table where kids and adults alike keep poking it. Reminded me of the old circus elephants in the 50s...More

2  Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 10 August 2018

This is a good place for first time visit of stalactite cave. My son likes it much and he is very surprise to see there is a crab and fish actually live in the water. However, it would be too much walking for elderly. My...More

1  Thank MonicaW1209
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Lots of attraction in a single location; from cave to marine life to garden. There are plentiful of activities for families of various ages to visit. The place is also spacious and worth visiting even though it can be quite crowded. Visit the marine world...More

Thank Kongzi8
Reviewed 23 July 2018

had an enjoyable walk along the path in the cave. It was very ambient, cold and beautiful inside the cave. the lights were interesting, made it exciting. the water was blue, crystal clea. There was water dripping from the rocks hanging from the ceilings. The...More

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Thomas Y
19 May 2017|
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Response from joycehnp | Reviewed this property |
Near Naha, southern part of the island.
19 September 2015|
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Response from Aitoh | Reviewed this property |
10:30,12:30,14:30&16:00. I guess you can spend 2-3 hours in other areas & won't get boared to wait for show.