Peace Memorial Park

Peace Memorial Park
Located in Mabuni, Itoman City. This park is built upon the site the final fighting of the Battle of Okinawa. This park is in tribute to the hundreds of thousands who died in the "typhoon of steel" and includes the names of 1200 Americans who perished in the last great battle of World War II.
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Gyokusendo Okinawa World Theme Park

This is a favorite for bus tours. Attractions include a recreated traditional village, demonstrations of glass blowing, weaving and pottery, traditional dances and music in a performance plaza. The park includes Gyokusendo, a 5 kilometer limestone cave with a 890 meter promenade. There is also a Habu Center to learn about the habu, the poisonous snake indigenous to the Ryukyus.

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Southern Okinawa Guide and Itinerary

Southern Okinawa is the area south of Naha. It's attractions include most of the World War II memorial sites including Himeyuri Monument and Museum (Cave of the Virgins) . Se-fa Utaki (Okinawa's most sacred site), Okinawa World Theme Park and Gyokusendo Cave are also located in the southern part of the island..