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Okinawa Peace Memorial Park

Mabuni, Itoman 901-0333, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 98-997-4123
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Worth a Visit

This place is definitely worth a visit once. It is a great introduction to the battles that took... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
foxegurl266
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Okinawa, Japan
Beautiful grounds

The grounds are extensive. Go early in the hot months. You can get a tour by cart for 100 yen per... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Louise P
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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Mabuni, Itoman 901-0333, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is definitely worth a visit once. It is a great introduction to the battles that took place on Okinawa during WWII. Admission was 300 yen per person and included a free audio tour (available in several languages) on a iPod. It took a...More

Thank foxegurl266
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The grounds are extensive. Go early in the hot months. You can get a tour by cart for 100 yen per person. The museum is part of the facility.

Thank Louise P
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Although quite difficult to get to via public transportation (suggest you have a car, if possible), it's worth every minute. Great, and graphic, overview of WWII's impact on the Okinawan people, I walked away with considerable additional knowledge on the topic, and most-importantly from a...More

Thank Darren G
Reviewed 8 July 2017

It's a beautiful and moving place which remembers all those lost in the battle from all sides of the conflict. You can visit the memorial museum and peace hall, or wander through the monuments to people from different prefectures and groups who were killed, while...More

Thank erinniamh1
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

I had put off going only because it would be so far to drive and time consuming. I realized while I was preparing to leave Okinawa for the last time that if I didn't go to Peace Park I would regret it. My Grandfather and...More

1  Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed 19 June 2017

The Okinawa Peace Memorial Park is divided into two parts which overlooks the ocean. The park has several black marble stone that contains the names of the 200,000 killed during the battle of Okinawa. Not just Japanese solders and civilians but also Allied personnel. The...More

Thank Dale L
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This park really does have history, memorials and great views all in one place. Spectacular ocean views along solemn burial grounds. Great place to spend an afternoon walk and appreciate Okinawan history.

Thank joeinfx
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

I'd love to give this place a 3:5 as it was more than just average but not quite very good. The view the memorial Park overlooks is stunning however and it is humbling to all those who died's names on the stones. The water fountain...More

Thank Matt E
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

This is the 3rd leg of our day 1 tour. The place hopefully remind people that there are no winners in wars, only casualties - more than 200,000 people perished in Okinawa alone. This place reminds me of Corregidor back home......

Thank albert c
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

I would definitely recommend visiting this peace memorial park to anyone of any age. It is so beautiful and has so much history. When you first walk in there are ladies selling flowers for 300yen. You can even enjoy the famous blue seal ice cream...More

Thank Amanda R
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elizabeth r
11 November 2015|
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Response from nakamark | Reviewed this property |
You can make it, but make sure you include ShuriCastke to visit. The Peace Park is open and spacious so when on site, move quickly or you will spend your whole time there. Good luck
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