Okinawa GuideOkinawa is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan, an island chain to the south of mainland. The name Okinawa means "rope in the open sea", a fairly apt description of this long stretch of islands between mainland Japan and Taiwan. HotelsFind hotels in Ishigaki, Miyakojima, Taketomi, Naha and more.
Popular in OkinawaIshigakiIshigaki is second-largest but most populated of the Yaeyama Islands of Okinawa, Japan. YonaguniYonaguni in the Yaeyama Islands is the westernmost point of Japan. Also known as Dunan in the local language, Yonaguni is a tiny speck of an island with a population of less than 2000, located 125 km from Taiwan and 127 km from Ishigaki. MiyakoMiyako is the largest of the Miyako Islands. Most of the Miyako's 50,000 or so residents live in Hirara, the main business and entertainment district on the island.
In OkinawaSakishima IslandsSakishima Islands is in Okinawa. Okinawa IslandOkinawa Island is the main and largest island of the Okinawa Prefecture in Japan. Daito IslandsThe Daitō Islands are a tiny archipelago 360 km east of Okinawa Island, Japan. The Daito Islands are a part of Okinawa Prefecture, but their earliest developers came from Hachijo Island south of Tokyo. Okinawa IslandsOkinawa Islands is in Okinawa. Most flights from the mainland Japan and all international flights land in Naha on the Okinawa island.
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