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กExclusive Berth for Cruise Ships
กResort Okinawa
กWorld Heritage
กTourist Spots
กTrading Hub of East Asia
กKeystone
กPresent State of Naha Port
กViability of Naha Port Container Transshipment Port
กTerminal Operated by a Wholly Private Corporation
กFacility Overview of International Container Terminal
กPilot and Tug Service at Naha Port
กLogistics Hub Development by Public Offering
กUndersea Tunnel Linking Sea and Air
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Okinawa is not only about coral reefs and nature. In the 15th Century, the Ryukyu Kingdom prospered through tribute trade with China, and it reached its pinnacle through "intermediary trade," linking Korea, Southeastern countries, and Japan.
@Through the trade with Asian countries, various techniques and cultures such as pottery, textile weaving, and lacquerware were imported and disseminated among Okinawa people, and by integrating them, a distinct and unique culture unseen in mainland Japan was born.
@In December 2000, nine sites - Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu - were registered as world heritages, which included Shuri Castle and its thickly lined ramparts, Shikina-En, which was a second house of the royal family, and the Royal Mausoleum, which demonstrates the brilliant stonework techniques of the
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Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium is famous for the world's largest acrylic glass panel on its main water tank, and getting a panoramic view of a 7m-long whale shark swim about is truly an overwhelming experience.
@Okinawa also boasts Japan's best limestone cave, with more than 950,000 stalactites, and a theme park where visitors can experience traditional craftwork like pottery and glass art, as well as traditional performing arts. There is also an outlet shopping mall that mainly features European luxury brands, having 55 shops and 70 brands in total, and golf courses with fine grass even in the winter. Restaurants come in all cuisine styles, where visitors can indulge in various delicacies of the world, including Japanese beef steak, which has become a world-famous luxury brand in itself.
@Accommodation facilities are abound as well and come in all sizes and forms, from luxurious resort hotels where Asian millionaires are known to stay in anonymity, to hostels for backpackers.
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21 Tondo-cho,Naha,Okinawa, 900-0035 Japan
TEL:+81-98-868-4544 FAX:+81-98-862-4233
kumiai@nahaport.jp

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