Reflect on Okinawa's often violent history at Okinawa Peace Memorial Park, located on the southern tip of the island. An estimated 200,000 people died in Okinawa during one of the bloodiest battles of the war, from April to June 1945. A turn around the park provides you with a chance to observe perfectly maintained gardens leading to a series solemn monuments and the top of Peace Hill. The monumental Cornerstone of Peace lists the names of thousands of soldiers and civilians lost in the Battle of Okinawa. Be sure to step inside Peace Memorial Museum, where a detailed, sobering synopsis of the battle illuminates the severity of the war's effect on the island. Put Okinawa Peace Memorial Park at the forefront of your travel plans using our Itoman driving holiday site .
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沖縄戦争については義務教育で習った程度の知識だったので、改めて大人になってから訪れると戦争の悲惨さについて感じました。駐車場は無料で停められたのでよかったです。 more »I had a knowledge of the extent to which I learned about the Okinawa War through compulsory education, so when I came to see it as an adult, I felt the misery of the war. The parking lot was parked for free.
5回目の沖縄旅行で初めて訪れました。カートの乗りながら園内をガイドして頂き、2階で沖縄の歴史に触れました。私が想像していた以上の事がここ沖縄,日本で起こったのだと。ワスレテハナラナイ、シラナクテハナラナイ、ノコシテイクコトガ、ワタシタチノセキニン。 more »It was my first visit to Okinawa on my fifth trip. We were guided around the park while riding a cart, and on the second floor, we visited the history of Okinawa. More than I had imagined, it happened here in Okinawa, Japan. Waslete Hanaranai, Silanakutehanaranai, Nokoshitake Kotoga, Maitatatino sekinin.
During WW2 this area was a battle ground! Simply said the land carries a lot of history. With outdoor remembrance towers and the lot the grounds are filled with history. Inside there is a museum (300 yen for adults) which goes into detail with a large number of exhibitions and eye witness accounts of what really went on during that time. Translators are provided. Great day out!
Definitely a must visit place while in Okinawa. Peace Memorial Park is contains various memorials of the war. On a nice day, walking around the grounds is very enjoyable. There is a playground for the kids as well that will definitely keep them entertained. There are public restrooms and vending machines throughout the park. Walking around the grounds is free but there are fees for the museums.
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