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Okinawa Peace Memorial Park

Mabuni, Itoman 901-0333, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 98-997-4123
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Great, but tourists must behave appropriately

It's a beautiful and moving place which remembers all those lost in the battle from all sides of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
erinniamh1
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Akita Prefecture, Japan
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I had put off going only because it would be so far to drive and time consuming. I realized while I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jeremy B
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Mabuni, Itoman 901-0333, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 21 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 9 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 8 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
Reviewed 31 March 2017

A very significant monument dedicated by the people of Okinawa to a lasting world peace. Situated in the grounds of the Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum the park is located on the cliffs of their coastline. The Cornerstone of Peace commemorates those who perished in...More

Thank Brissy2
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This was a very impressive memorial to the World War II battle for Okinawa. It is depicted from the viewpoint of the Okinawan people, not the Japanese or Americans. Some might not agree with all of the viewpoints but it seemed to offer a fair...More

Thank BB55Fan
Reviewed 15 February 2017

A place for reflection and contemplation. The park is well set out and doesn't attempt to explain the war but does provide a sense of the futility and waste of war.

Thank Craig M
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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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