Naha City is the capital of Okinawa Prefecture, which for many years was the commercial area of the former Ryukyu kingdom. It has an estimated population of about 320,000 inhabitants who live their lives in a very cosmopolitan environment.
Okinawa Peace Memorial Park
South of the city of Naha, in the city of Itoman, Okinawa prefecture, is the Okinawa Peace Memorial Park.
Shujiro Castle is located in Naha, in Okinawa Prefecture. Due to the great history that this bastion represents, it was declared a world heritage site by UNESCO
The Churaumi Aquarium is the second largest aquarium in the world.
The island does not have an airstrip and most visitors, around 390,000 a year, arrive from Ishigaki by ferry, a 31.4 km journey to the port of Kuwahara on the northeast coast of Iriomote.