Welcome to Naha, the land of rising sun

Naha is the capital city of Okinawa Prefecture and considered major vacation destination for Japanese and overseas visitors. Naha is very beautiful area in Okinawa and there are a lot of things to do and see here. Here is the list of 5 top must-see place in Naha which promises to be the best list of vacation destinations ever for tourists.
  1. Shuri Castle
1 Naha's main attraction is the renovated Shuri Castle - a colorful and ornate symbol of Okinawa's culture and history. Shuri Castle was reconstructed by 1992 after its destruction in World War II and is an impressive and realistic representation of Gusuku (Ryukyu Island castle) architecture.
2. Kokusai Dori (International Street) 2 Naha's main shopping and entertainment street is Kokusai Dori (International Street), which is bustling with souvenir stores, bars, cafes, clothing stores, hotels, surf shops and restaurants. Kokusai Dori is a good place to try Okinawan food (taco rice, champuru and soki soba etc) and listen to Okinawan music: some of the restaurants on Kokusai Dori offer an Okinawan dinner with musical accompaniment.

3. Okinawa Prefectural Museum & Art Museum 3 Constructed out of local limestone, the building seems brilliant in bright sunshine but more like drab, aged concrete in duller weather. The main museum is entered over a glass floor beneath which is a coral reef. The displays cover a wide range of topics covering archaeology, natural history, human history, crafts, and folklore, and the visitor can easily spend several hours learning about the long and unique history, food and culture of Okinawa.

4. Shikinaen Garden The Shikinaen garden is a stroll garden, meant to be walked around rather than viewed from one particular point, and has features both Japanese and Chinese, to make it uniquely Okinawan. 4

5. The Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum The Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum is located on a very large site on Mabuni Hill where the Battle of Okinawa came to a bitter end and where the most bloodshed ensued. The main Peace Memorial Museum displays photographs and objects relating to the Battle of Okinawa. 5 The above list mentioned the most tourist attractions in Naha. Visiting those places, visitors surely know the characteristics of Naha and have unforgetable memories.