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Gala Aoiumi

915 Takashiho, Nakagami-gun, Yomitan-son 904-0323, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 98-958-3940
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2 hours well spent

We spent about 2 hours there doing glass blowing (15 mins) + sea salt making (40 mins) + shopping... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Siok H
via mobile
So many fun activities for kids

We took our 7 & 4 year olds here and made salt as well as painted stained glass. All the workers... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Debbi B
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Tokyo, Japan
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Shall be able to experience diverse elements of Okinawa through the beauty of the sea and the wonders of salt, all while enjoying 180-degree panoramic views of Yomitan's cobalt-blue ocean. Okinawan salt, Okinawan pottery, Ryukyu glass, Okinawa's coral reefs, Okinawan souvenirs.
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  • Very good52%
  • Average23%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“sea salt” (4 reviews)
“on site” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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915 Takashiho, Nakagami-gun, Yomitan-son 904-0323, Okinawa Prefecture
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+81 98-958-3940
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We spent about 2 hours there doing glass blowing (15 mins) + sea salt making (40 mins) + shopping for local produce + enjoying the beautiful sea view. Serene place. My daughters enjoy the experience.

Thank Siok H
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We took our 7 & 4 year olds here and made salt as well as painted stained glass. All the workers were incredibly nice and helpful. They did their best to explain things to us despite the language barrier and we're very friendly. The sea...More

Thank Debbi B
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Found Gala Aoiumi from Okinawa's various travel websites (that includes downloadable coupons for discounts on activities and snacks). Because we were taking public transportation, I wanted to make sure it was worth the walk from the bus station. At the time there wasn't much written...More

2  Thank dimsumcafe
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Good location and ocean view, a standard souvenir that features a variety of salt, Ice cream shop that's pretty good, Ryukru galss shop where you can make your own glass for prices from 2500 yen to 3300 yen plus extras if you want, they also...More

Thank Kurt I
Reviewed 15 December 2015

They will teach you how to make sea salt out of sea water and they will provide you a container to bring the salt home

Thank Danny C
Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

Buy tickets at Gala, make your way down the hill and you will find a place called Sea Seed. Sea seed shows you the different stages of coral growth in their efforts of conservation. The coral is beautiful and depending on the season, they may...More

Thank DonnaHMcK
Reviewed 10 November 2015

the place gives good view on the ocean and shore. not too much to do with the salt making in fact, just a very small scale facility is show-cased. it carries ceramic-making and glass-making workshop, a place you can plan to spend 40-60 mins.

Thank dhui
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Very nice glass blowing experience. Staff were all very nice and patient. There're a vast choices of colors and patterns you can choose for your final product. They also have lessons for pottery, salt making and even scuba diving too. This place also got an...More

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 12 June 2015

Off the beaten path, but worth the trip. At the swa salt factory you with help from a very pleasant staff member boil sea water until salt appears. Then you transfer to a cute little pottery jar and take home a little hand made souvenir...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 30 June 2013

We came here just to make our own sea salt. The water they give you has already been condensed 7 times hence it only took 30 minutes to make the sea salt. Actually I was quite amazed that we were able to make the sea...More

Thank Free D
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