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Address: 390-1 Yamakawa, Kunigami-gun, Motobu-cho 905-0205, Okinawa Prefecture
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Friendly butterflies

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... read more

Reviewed 2 January 2017
Hong Kong, China
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Boonton, New Jersey
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268 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 consisted of a big bowl of broth with yummy soba noodles and pork. It was... More 

Thank Sue R
Hong Kong, China
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77 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 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 aquarium and it has a restaurant we were forced to eat at. The noodles were... More 

Thank byungn
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36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 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 the Okinawa buterflies.

Thank Kristina P
Indianapolis, Indiana
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119 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
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
Los Angeles, California
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559 reviews
223 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

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

Thank TravelinAlan
Tromso, Norway
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273 reviews
123 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
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
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39 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 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 like the undersea dreamy castle in the Japanese folk tale, "Urashimataro." The restaurant was so... More 

1 Thank 八千代 西
Okayama, Japan
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91 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
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 and provide for awesome photo opportunities and fun experience for the family and kids whether... More 

1 Thank Goodtimes1104
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875 reviews
668 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 838 helpful votes
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 are used to humans and their favourite food plant is red in colour, wearing red... More 

Thank elsiek
Okinawa, Japan
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2014

My 4 yo daughter really loves butterflies and she had a great time. My husband and I were not so impressed - especially considering the 1250¥ admission for a family of three. Maybe that explains the fact that we were the only ones in the parking lot on a weekend afternoon. The gift shop at the entrance is run down... More 

2 Thank khakola

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