Gain an insight into local history, art, and nature at Ishigaki Yaima Village, a cultural park showcasing and protecting traditional Ryukyu life. The replica village is complete with quaint wooden architecture, animals roaming around, and regular performances of different aspects of the culture. Watch live performances of traditional dances, and listen to versions of folk songs performed by artists in traditional Ryukyu dress. Monkeys in the neighboring forest attract just as many people to the cultural park, with the friendly critters coming right up to feed out of your hand. Plan to see Ishigaki Yaima Village and other attractions that appeal to you using our Ishigaki trip itinerary planner.
Ishigaki Yaima Village reviews
This park is a kind of outdoor museum of traditional Ishigaki houses of a century ago. There are six or seven houses, including one that was the mayor's, one belonging to a doctor, one the home of a..... more »
The Monkeys are adorable! This village is a fun place to explore, with fun activities such as a music show and a donut making class. It’s great for kids ands at heart! more »
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