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Okinawa Main Island 1 Day 2 NightsVisit all of Ryukyu Hassha (Eight Shrines) and watch fireflies for only 3500JPY! -Day 1

May 3, 2019
NIPPON HODAI
Use the ticket set "Okinawa 1 Day Bus Pass" and "Bus-Mono Pass" to collect all the Goshuin (seal stamp) of shrines in Ryukyu! The fireflies will give their blessing at the climax of the trip. By the way, it is not a guardian dog but Shisa (Okinawan lion-dogs) that is protecting the Okinawajinja Shrine!

Let's start with some Okinawan soul food!

6: 30am-7am
Gain some energy for the day at this 24-hour inexpensive eating place popular with locals!
Yushi Tofu 350JPY

From the bus stop "Kenchokitaguchi", take the bus headed for Nago Bus Terminsal that departs at 7: 21am.

■Route
Bus: Okinawa Bus
Kenchokitaguchi
⇩100mins
Kin
いちぎん食堂(ICHIGIN SHOKUDO)
沖縄県那覇市久茂地2-12-3
Open for 24hours
Open all year round
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Tour of Ryukyu 8 Shrines: 1. Kingu Shrine

9: 40am-10: 20am
Kingu Shrine is famous as a power spot for prosperous business and especially for wisdom. There are rumors that the Goshuin at this shrine is very difficult to get, so it will be very lucky for you if you can get one!

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On foot
8mins
金武宮(KIN SHRINE)
沖縄県国頭郡金武町金武222
9:00-17:00
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Enjoy the original Okinawan Taco Rice (taco filling and rice)!

10: 30am-10: 50am
Have some original taco filling and rice at the birthplace of such Okinawan specialty!

Original Taco Rice 500JPY

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On foot
3mins
KING TACOS金武本店(KING TACOS (MAIN OFFICE))
沖縄県国頭群金武町字金武4244-4
10:30-24:00
Open all year round
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Take a break at a café

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10:50am-11:15am
Take a break at this café until the bus arrives!
Drip Coffee 350JPY

From the bus stop "Kin-iriguchi", take the bus headed for Nago Bus Terminsal that departs at 11: 27am.

■Route
Bus: Okinawa Bus
Kin-iriguchi
⇩77mins
Futenma
いとまるcafé(ITOMARU CAFÉ)
沖縄県国頭郡金武町金武4294
11:00-20:00(L.O.19:30)
Tue
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Tour of Ryukyu 8 Shrines: 2. Futenmagu Shrine

12: 50pm-1: 50pm
Besides being a Ginowan City Cultural Property, this spiritual shrine also have a cave that is designated as the Ginowan City Natural Monument. The God there is famous for bringing luck to a good match and childbirth! Since the design of the Goshuincho (book of seal) there is cute, it may be a good idea to get one!

Futenmagu Shrine Original Goshuincho 1,500JPY

From the "Futenma" bus stop, take the bus headed for Naha Bus Terminsal that departs at 1: 59pm.

■Route
Bus: Ryukyu Bus headed for Naha Bus Terminal
Futenma
⇩7mins
Isa
Bus: Okinawa Bus
⇩7mins
Gunbyoinmae
普天満宮(FUTEMMA SHRINE)
沖縄県宜野湾市普天間1-27-10
9:30-17:00
Open all year round
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美浜アメリカンビレッジ(AMERICAN VILLAGE)
沖縄県中頭郡北谷町美浜(字)15-69
11:00-21:00
Open all year round
Go here
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To the minsatogawa Stateside Town

4:30pm-5:30pm
The U.S. military used to live in this old residential area. After renovation, the housing now becomes a stylish spot of cafés and variety stores.
港川ステイツサイドタウン(MINATOGAWA STATES TOWN)
沖縄県浦添市港川2-33-1
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OKINAWA CERRADO COFFEE Beans Store

This well-known Okinawa Cerrado coffee shop has a cute mascot design and will soon celebrate its 28th birthday. Staff there will not only help you choosing the beans, but also teaching you how to make delicious coffee at home!

Today's Coffee 350 JPY
OKINAWA CERRADO COFFEE Beans Store(OKINAWA CERRADO COFFEE Beans Store)
沖縄県浦添市港川2-15-6 No.28
12:00-18:30(L.O.18:00)
Tue,Thu,HolSun
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ippe coppe/ Café Niwatori

A natural yeast bakery using carefully selected ingredients and a shaved ice shop offering ice with plenty Summer-limited Okinawan fruits. Enjoy!

Red and Snow Scone 340JPY / Dragon fruit Shekwasha (flat lemon) Shaved Ice 530JPY
ippe coppe/喫茶ニワトリ(IPPE COPPE / CAFÉ NIWATORI)
沖縄県浦添市港川2-16-1
12:30-18:30
Tue, Wed, Third Mon
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Visit the Blue Seal Ice Park!

6pm-7pm

Make your own cute ice-cream with POP! Advance reservation is needed so don't forget to make a reservation from the following website:
http://icepark.blueseal.co.jp/

Experience fee 1,500JPY
ブルーシール アイスパーク(BLUE SEAL ICE PARK)
沖縄県浦添市牧港5-5-6
9:00-19:00
Open all year round
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It's not just about ice-cream! The shop is very cute too!

7pm-7:30pm
BLUE SEAL's night neon lights are very pretty!

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On foot
11mins
ブルーシール・ビッグディップ 牧港本店(BLUE SEAL BIG DIP (HEAD OFFICE))
沖縄県浦添市牧港5-5-6
Sun-Thu,Hol 9:00-24:00 Fri,Sat 9:00-25:00
Open all year round
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Nighttime only! Dinner at A&W under the beautiful neon lights

and I don’t like Root beer🍟🍔 . #エンダー #aandw #onlyokinawa #

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7:40pm-9pm
After taking some photos of the neon lights, make sure to try some root beer!
Mozza Burger 400JPY/ Root Beer 220JPY

From the bus stop "Uchidomari", take the bus headed for Naha Bus Terminsal that departs at 9:07pm.

■Route
Bus: Okinawa Bus
Uchidomari
⇩21mins
Kenchokitaguchi
A&W牧港店(A&W (MAKIKO BRANCH))
沖縄県浦添市牧港4-9-1
Open for 24hours
Open all year round
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Sleep early for tomorrow!

It's unexpectedly good! Before heading back to rest, buy this coffee at Family Mart!

Okinawa-limited Family Mart Awamori Coffee 258JPY

Continue on Day 2…
ファミリーマート(REXA RYUBO店)(FAMILY MART (REXA RYUBO BRANCH))
沖縄県那覇市松尾1-1-2
Open for 24hours
Open all year round
Go here
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