Okinawa Tourist Traps

  • Habu Snake vs. Mongoose
    Habu Snake vs. Mongoose
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  • The Pineapple Man, Okinawa
    The Pineapple Man, Okinawa
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Okinawa Tourist Traps

  • Be careful of imitation traditional...

    When shopping for authentic Okinawan crafts (i.e. glass, pottery, bingata), be careful of cheap imitations. It is best to buy directly from the artisans or from a reputable shop, such as the Naha Traditional Crafts Center near the airport. Some shops sell cheap imitations made elsewhere, but like the saying goes: "You get what you pay...

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  • Snake vs. Mongoose, Animal Rights and...

    In the "Ryukyumura" park, there is a show held several times daily on a stage called "Habu (Snake) Centre". The explanation is about the highly poisonous Habu snake, the medicinal properties of the snake, and how its overpopulation in years past led to the introduction of the mongoose as pest control.There are also some moments designed to arouse...

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  • Pineapple Man is cute, but is a dead...

    Nago Pineapple Park in Nago City. Tel: 098-858-9000There is a large pineapple cultivation and ornamental garden which may be toured on foot or by a pineapple-shaped vehicle used primarily in golf courses, and a large souvenier shopping centre, and the omnipresent Pineapple Man watching over you. In the shopping area, you are first led to the wine...

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  • Not all price same in every shop

    There are many souvenir shop in "Kokusai Doori" got same thing but their prices are various. If you have more time for shopping, check the price before buy. As far you walk you will find the price cheaper ;)

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