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Naha 1 Day Plan: Ryukyu art travel for only 800JPY!

April 13, 2019
NIPPON HODAI
Enjoy Ryukyu's art and atmosphere by using the 1-day all-access Yui Rail Pass!

Start with some Okinawa soul food

這樣才¥260円🇯🇵好好食啊!

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7am-7:35am
Start your day with some freshly cooked pork and egg Onigiri (rice ball)!

Pork and egg Onigiri 250JPY/Fresh lemon tea 160JPY

Take the Yui Rail that departs at 7:45am from Makishi Station headed for Shuri.

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Yui Rail
Makishi
⇩10mins
Gibo

ポークたまごおにぎり本店(PORK TAMAGO ONIGIRI (MAIN OFFICE))

Address 沖縄県那覇市松尾2-8-35
Directions 牧志駅から徒歩8min
Business Hours 7:00-17:30
Shop Holidays Wed

Head to the World Heritage Site Shurijo Castle

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8:15am-8:20am
Get an admission ticket at the Ticket Office.
Don't forget to show your Yui Rail Pass to receive a 160JPY discount on admission!

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On foot
2mins

首里城 券売所(SHURI CASTLE TICKET SALES OFFICE)

Address 沖縄県那覇市首里金城町1-2
Directions 儀保駅から徒歩13min
Business Hours 8:00-Around 19:30
Shop Holidays Open all year round

Morning only! Hoshinmon Gate opening ceremony!

8:25am-8:45am
This is a time-limited special event!
Ryukyu's classical music will be playing in the background after the ceremony, so you can definitely enjoy the atmosphere better!
Don't hesitate to take some photos at the event because it's all for free!

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On foot
1min

首里城 奉神門(HOSHIN GATE OF SHURI CASTLE)

Address 沖縄県那覇市首里金城町1-2
Directions 儀保駅から徒歩16min
Business Hours 8:30-Around 19:30
Shop Holidays Open all year round

Experience the atmosphere of the Ryukyu Dynasty

8:35am-9:30am
Take your time to enjoy the unique and historical atmosphere at the Castle!

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On foot
1min

首里城(SHURI CASTLE)

Address 沖縄県那覇市首里金城町1-2
Directions 首里駅から徒歩18mins
Business Hours 8 am- around 19:30 pm
Shop Holidays Open all year round
Web Site URL http://oki-park.jp/shurijo/en/

Enjoy Ryukyu Garden and teacake at the tea room

9:30am-10am
Go to "Sasuno-ma", a guest room in Shurijo Castle to have some Ryukyu green tea and teacake!

Fee 310JPY

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On foot
7mins

首里城 鎖之間("SANOMA" OF SHURI CASTLE)

Address 沖縄県那覇市首里金城町1-2
Directions 首里駅から徒歩14min
Business Hours 8:30-Around 19:00
Shop Holidays First Wed and next Sun of July

Walk along the Kinjocho-Ishidatami-Michi (stone-paved path)

10:15am-10:30am
A Ryukyu limestone pavement trails from the Shurijo Castle to this Okinawa Designated Cultural Property.
Only 300 meters remains due to parts of it being destroyed in wars.
Together with the traditional Okinawa style old house on its side, you can definitely have a good taste of the historical atmosphere.

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On foot
1min

金城町石畳道(KINJO-CHO COBBLE ROAD)

Address 沖縄県那覇市首里金城町1
Directions 首里駅から徒歩15min
Business Hours Open for 24hours
Shop Holidays Open all year round

Oakagi (Great Aakagi Tree) in Shurikinjocho

10:35am-10:45am
The Oakagi is a big tree estimated to be 300 years old.
You can see a sign set up by the local community there saying "According to legend, the God will come and and grant a request on (Lunar calendar) June 15, so please make only one wish in a year."
This place is also famous for granting people the power to think.

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On foot
8mins

首里金城町の大アカギ(LARGE ACRE OF SHURI-KINJO CHO)

Address 沖縄県那覇市首里金城町3
Directions 首里駅から徒歩15min
Business Hours Open for 24hours
Shop Holidays Open all year round

首里城内 下之御庭(SHICHANUNA OF SHURI CASTLE)

Address 沖縄県那覇市首里当蔵町3
Directions 首里駅から徒歩15min
Business Hours 8:30-Around 19:30
Shop Holidays Open all year round

Let's learn "Sanshin", a traditional musical instrument!

11:40am-12:10pm
This free experience course is held inside Shurijo Castle on weekdays and public holidays every week.
It's on a first-come-first-served basis with only 5 quotas!
So grab your chance and go there early!

After that, get on Yui Rail headed for Naha Airport that departs at 12:30pm from Shuri Station.

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Train: Yui Rail
Shuri
⇩2mins
Gibo

首里城公園 系図座・用物座(KEIZU-ZA & YOMOTSU-ZA OF SHURI CASTLE PARK)

Address 沖縄県那覇市首里当蔵町3
Directions 首里駅から徒歩15min
Business Hours 8:30-Around 19:30
Shop Holidays Open all year round

食堂黒猫(SHOKUDO KURONEKO)

Address 沖縄県那覇市首里赤平町2-40-1 3F
Directions 儀保駅から徒歩10min
Business Hours 9:00-17:00(L.O.16:00)
Shop Holidays Tue,Wed,Thu

Only in Gibo! "Watashidayori" time!

1:55pm-2:10pm

Send a postcard with Okinawa limited design to yourself, your family and friends!
Don't forget to request for a limited stamp of Makishi Post Office!

1 postcard 200JPY

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On foot
1min

牧志郵便局(MAKISHI POST OFFICE)

Address 沖縄県那覇市牧志3-13-19
Directions 牧志駅から徒歩2min
Business Hours 9:00-17:00
Shop Holidays Sat, Sun, Hol

Let the NAHA ART tour begin! 1. Gallery shop "RENEMIA"

This is an art and craft gallery shop owned by a designer-illustrator couple.
They gather works from local artists based on the concept "Things from familiar places that make you feel good".

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3mins

RENEMIA(RENEMIA)

Address 沖縄県那覇市牧志2-7-15
Directions 牧志駅から徒歩1min
Business Hours 13:00-18:00
Shop Holidays Sun

2. Specialty store "Okinawa No Kaze"

A shop displaying the works of around 40 artists from the Okinawa Prefecture.
You can find bags from the original brand "Ryukyu Hanpu" there!
With simple but a variety of designs, these bags attract many customers from even outside the prefecture!

沖縄の風(OKINAWA NO KAZE)

Address 沖縄県那覇市牧志2-5-2
Directions 牧志駅から徒歩4min
Business Hours 11:00-20:00 (July for September -22:00)
Shop Holidays First January

3. Kawaii! Toy Roadworks

This is a cute and funny Ryukyu toy designed by a Ryukyu papier-mâché craftsman, Mr. Morito Toyonaga.
You can even find its original stamp on LINE!

玩具ロードワークス(GANGU ROAD WORKS)

Address 沖縄県那覇市牧志3-6-2
Directions 牧志駅から徒歩8min
Business Hours 10:00-18:00
Shop Holidays Sun

6. The unique "20th Century Heights"

This place will make you feel like you have gone back to the 20th century.
You can find some carefully selected antique works there.

20世紀ハイツ 那覇ギャラリー(20TH HEIGHTS NAHA GALLERY)

Address 沖縄県那覇市壺屋1-6-4
Directions 牧志駅から徒歩10min
Business Hours 10:00-18:00
Shop Holidays Wed,Sun

7. Specialty shop "GARB DOminsGO"

A shop that promotes a new style of living.
You can find pottery, lacquer work, Bingata (Okinawan traditional resist dyed cloth), glass and many other art works that highlight Okinawan culture.

GARB DOMINGO(GARB DOMINGO)

Address 沖縄県那覇市壺屋1-6-3
Directions 牧志駅から徒歩10min
Business Hours 9:30-13:00,15:00-19:00
Shop Holidays Wed,Thu

8. Art book store "Kotokoto-do"

This is an old book store specializing in art books.
Limited to not only old books, you can find all kinds of art-related books including newly published books, self-published books and so on.
There are also paintings, stationery and antique items there.

言事堂(KOTOKOTO-DO)

Address 沖縄県那覇市松尾2-21-1
Directions 牧志駅から徒歩11min
Business Hours Tue - Fri 11:00-18:00 Sat,Second Sun 11:00-19:00
Shop Holidays Mon,Sun(except second Sun)

9. Okinawa handmade silverwork "Ryu”

This is a brand of handmade silver accessories.
You can find original silverwork of Okinawa style there.

沖縄手作銀細工「琉」(OKINAWA SILVER CRAFTS "RYU")

Address 沖縄県那覇市松尾2-19-1
Directions 牧志駅から徒歩10min
Business Hours 12:30-17:00
Shop Holidays N/A

10. "Mimuri", Okinawan version of Marimekko (a clothing brand)!

The concept is "Carry with you Okinawa".
Ms. MIMURI, a textile designer and creator from Ishigaki Island designs small accessories of a colourful pattern with inspiration from familiar landscapes, animals and plants.

mimuri(MIMURI)

Address 沖縄県 那覇市 松尾2-7-8
Directions 牧志駅から徒歩10min
Business Hours 11:00-19:00
Shop Holidays Thu, N/A

11. World of collaboration! Ryukyu Piras

Bingata craftsman, photographer, pottery artist, Ryukyu papier-mâché craftsman, painter, illustrator, denim craftsman, metalworking craftsman, calligrapher, leather craftsman... You can find collaboration designs from artists of a wide range of genres.
Products of such designs include T shirts, Shimasaba (sandles in Okinawa pattern), bags, accessories, miscellaneous goods and so on.

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8mins

琉球ぴらす 浮島通り店(RYUKYU PIRASU (UKISHIMA BRANCH))

Address 沖縄県那覇市松尾2-2-14
Directions 県庁前駅から徒歩9min
Business Hours 11:00-20:00
Shop Holidays Open all year round

Fresh Okinawa style! Take a break and drink a nutritional and healthy smoothie!

4pm-4:30pm
After a tour of art, drink a smoothie and take a break!
Enjoy the cold-pressed juice with all the fresh and healthy ingredients!

Okinawa Sun 900JPY

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3mins

コールドプレスジュース専門店(COLD PRESS JUICE)

Address 沖縄県那覇市樋川2-1-23
Directions 牧志駅から徒歩13min
Business Hours 7:00 - 17:00
Shop Holidays Mon,Tue(except holiday)

An early dinner at "Ameiro Shokudo"

4:35pm-5:30pm
You will feel like you have gone back in time at this old Japanese-style house café.
The nostalgic and warm atmosphere with the tasty food will surely give you a sense of comfort.

Daily Lunch Special 800JPY

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9mins

あめいろ食堂(AMEIRO SHOKUDO)

Address 沖縄県那覇市樋川1-3-7
Business Hours (Weekday) 12:00-15:00 18:00-20:00(L.O.19:30) (Sat,Sun) 12:00-15:00 18:00-20:00(L.O.19:30)
Shop Holidays Mon,Tue

珈琲屋台ひばり屋(COFFEE SHOP HIBARI-YA)

Address 沖縄県那覇市牧志3-9-26
Directions 牧志駅から徒歩6min
Business Hours 13:00-19:00
Shop Holidays N/A

ドン・キホーテ 国際通り店(DON QUIJOTE (KOKUSAI-DORI BRANCH))

Address 沖縄県那覇市松尾2-8-19
Directions 美栄橋駅から徒歩8min
Business Hours Open for 24hours
Shop Holidays Open all year round

Finale of the art tour! Okinawan alcohol "Awamori" and LIVE "Shimauta" (traditional Okinawan folk music)!

8pm-9:30pm
You can enjoy listening to LIVE Okinawan traditional folk music in this shop.
Their Okinawan food and Awamori are something not to be missed!
It is a popular restaurant so make sure to make a reservation before you go!

Soft Raftee 590JPY/ Awamori 300JPY

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4mins

地酒横丁(JIZAKE STREET)

Address 沖縄県那覇市松尾2-8-13 2F
Directions 牧志駅から徒歩5min 美栄橋駅から徒歩5min
Business Hours 18:00-23:00(L.O.22:30)
Shop Holidays New Year's Holiday

シナモンカフェ(SINNAMON CAFÉ)

Address 沖縄県那覇市牧志1-4-59 石川ビル 1F
Business Hours 11:00-23:00(L.O.22:00)
Shop Holidays Thu