Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum (5 minutes on foot)
A hub of artistic and cultural activity in the prefecture, these two facilities offer myriad exhibitions and programs on Okinawan history, nature, arts, and culture, presenting also the contemporary and traditional arts and crafts of Japan and the greater Asia-Pacific region.
Shurijo Castle Park (15 minutes by car)
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Shurijo Castle was the political, economic, and cultural center of the Ryukyu archipelago from 1429 to 1879. Over those more than four centuries, trade and diplomatic ties with China, Korea, southeast Asia, and the main islands of Japan flourished, yielding a uniquely rich heritage that lives on today.
National Theatre Okinawa (15 minutes by car)
Regular performances of Kumiodori, a performing art unique to the Okinawan islands and a designated UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage, may be enjoyed at this modern facility dedicated to preserving and furthering the islands' traditional stage arts.
T Galleria by DFS, Okinawa (15 minutes on foot)
Discriminating travelers can enjoy duty-free one-stop shopping for the world's luxury brands at this stylish location, the only DFS store in Japan.
Kokusai-Dori (15 minutes on foot)
Stretching 1.6 kilometers from the Okinawa prefectural office, Kokusai-dori is a bustling avenue lined with souvenir shops, restaurants, and department stores. The Eisah and Naha festivals, held respectively in August and October, bring still more local color to this lively thoroughfare.
Omoromachi Station (20 minutes on foot)
To use the Yui Monorail linking Naha Airport with Shurijo Castle and other points in between, board at Omoromachi, the nearest station to our hotel. The Main Place shopping center, a five-minute walk from the station, has a nine-screen cineplex and many restaurants.