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Ryugujo Butterfly Garden

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390-1 Yamakawa, Motobu-cho, Kunigami-gun 905-0205, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 980-48-3456
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not much to see

just a small part of it is a butterfly garden, it is placed at the back of a restaurant and a shop... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
deasy t
Medan, Indonesia
via mobile
Delightful surprise!

We were surprised by a stop at a butterfly garden on our tour to the Okinawa aquarium. It was... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
Sue R
Boonton, New Jersey
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390-1 Yamakawa, Motobu-cho, Kunigami-gun 905-0205, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 980-48-3456
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Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

just a small part of it is a butterfly garden, it is placed at the back of a restaurant and a shop that we stopped by during the trip. the view is quite good.

Thank deasy t
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We were surprised by a stop at a butterfly garden on our tour to the Okinawa aquarium. It was wonderful. I think I enjoyed it even more than the aquarium (which was pretty awesome!) First we had lunch, which was Included in the tour. It...More

Thank Sue R
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

They will land on you. Haha. Lots of butterflies, but not a significant amount of diversity. It mainly has one white breed that is friendly. The metamorphosis displays are cool tho. P.s. We went because it was a part of our tour going to the...More

Thank byungn
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

It is a cute way to spend 30-45 minutes of your day, you just have to decide if you want to spend 500 Yen for an adult for it. It is really small...But, it was quite enjoyable and here I could take great pictures of...More

Thank Kristina P
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to visit. The plants are spectactular. The butterflies are so interesting to see up close!! I could have stayed there all day! Dont forget to hit up the gift shop!

Thank 574emilyk
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Walk among the butterflies. Great opportunities for some really good pictures. Small, but worthwhile.

Thank TravelinAlan
Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

It's a small garden with butterflies and beautiful flowers, a place to relax. The butterflies love red color, so if you wear something red be prepared to be surrounded by them.

Thank Tore S
Reviewed 17 June 2015

People seemed to gather around the Churaumi Aquarium and their restaurant was totally crowded and we had no chance to get into it, and we drove a few minutes and went to the restaurant on the top floor inside Ryugujo Butterlfy Building, which is shaped...More

1  Thank 八千代 西
Reviewed 28 November 2014

Not worth a trip on its own however if planned with any other sites in the area it's a great add-on. It's a small garden and not too many people visit but I think I prefer that over a crowded site. The butterflies are enormous...More

1  Thank Goodtimes1104
Reviewed 30 September 2014

The only reason for going to this attraction is to see the "Tree Nymph Butterfly" - the largest butterfly in Japan - and quite a character, all decked out in black & white. They are housed in a small separate butterfly house and because they...More

Thank elsiek
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