Things to do in Okinawa・Sightseeing


Enjoy your Okinawa sightseeing

STAY

A touch of the Okinawa history in the street filled with southern culture.

Let the unique culture, cuisine catch you here.
Almont Hotel Naha-Kenchomae is located along the Okinawa City Monorail Yui Rail between Naha Airport and Shurijo Castle, a 3-minute walk from Kenchomae Station, near Naha Kokusai shopping street. Please enjoy your trip in cross-cultural discovery.


How to spend your first day

DAY.1

AM11:00

Arriving at Naha airport!

Start you trip immediately to the attractions.

Feeling the warm breeze in the southern part upon arrival.
There are plenty of shops at airport might catch your eyes, but shop on your way home. Choose an Okinawa specialty to satisfy your stomach, get on the Yui Rail and your journey begins.

PM1:30

Shurijo

The beautiful architecture tells history.

As the center of politics, diplomacy and culture in Ryukyu kingdom, the unique architectural style that combines Chinese and Japanese castle culture has cultural and historical value and registered as a World Heritage.
*It is being repaired and rebuilt due to the fire at Shuri Castle.

Information

Address
3-1, Shuri-kuro-machi, Naha-shi, Okinawa
Phone number
098-886-2020
Distance from the hotel
Approximately 25 minutes by car

PM2:00

Check-in at the hotel

Welcome to Almont Hotel Naha-Kenchomae!

PM3:30

Blue Seal Ice Cream
Palette Kumoji Store

There is no doubt! This is the best ice cream in Okinawa.

The Blue Seal ice cream is “born in the United States and raised in Okinawa”. It is popular for its crispy taste, which has been improved to suit a hot and humid climate. Please pay a particular attention to the flavor of ingredients from the prefecture such as salt chinsuko and beniimo.

Information

Address
Okinawa-ken, Naha-shi, Kumoji, 1-1-1 Palette Kumoji 1F 110
Phone number
098-866-5850
Distance from the hotel
Approximately 1 minute walk

PM4:00

Naha Kokusai shopping street

A colorful street makes up your day.

Restaurants and Okinawa souvenir shops are gathering at the junction of Okinawa city hall, Asatosansaro and Kokusaidori. It becomes a 1300m transit mall on every Sunday from 12:00 to 18:00.

Information

Address
Asato ~ kumoji, Okinawa-shi, Okinawa
Phone number
098-863-2755
Distance from the hotel
Approximately 3 minutes walk

PM5:00

Makishi Public Market

Enjoy the south island market with colorful fish and meat

The Makishi Public Market, established in 1972, is a very busy and popular market known as the kitchen of the people of Naha in Okinawa. There are more than 150 stores that sell Okinawan products like seafood, vegetables, fruits, meat, processed food, condiments, and souvenirs. Many people visit this place, including both locals and tourists, as the market is close to Kokusai Street in the center of Naha. The 1st floor is mainly for shopping, and Okinawan cuisine can be enjoyed on the 2nd floor.
*We are operating in a temporary market due to the deterioration of the building.

Information

Address
Okinawa-ken, Naha-shi, 2-10-1
[Temporary market address] 2-7-10 Matsuo, Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture
Phone number
098-867-6560
Distance from the hotel
Approximately 14 minutes walk

PM6:00

Okinawa Dining HATERUMA

At this restaurant, you can enjoy okinawan cuisine and music

You can taste a variety of local flavors, such as Rafute (Stewed pork cubes) and Dulten (fried aroid) at a shop with Okinawa’s ancient decor including red-tile roof and lime stone walls. Sanshin minstrels are on stage on the second floor for convivial guests, and private rooms available as well for intimate dining.

Information

Address
Okinawa-ken, Naha-shi, Makishi, 1-2-30
Phone number
098-863-8859
Distance from the hotel
Approximately 9 minutes walk

PM7:30

RYUBO Department Store

It is recommended for souvenirs and taking a short break.

Local department store located in the complex “Pallette Kumoji”. In addition to clothing and cosmetics, there is also a selection of shops with special souvenirs. There are also “department basement” and restaurants where various dishes are served.

Information

Address
Okinawa-ken, Naha-shi, Kumoji, 1-1-1
Phone number
098-867-1171
Distance from the hotel
Approximately 1 minute walk

PM8:30

Baths

Man-made hot spring “Quasi-Natural” relax with Komeiseki Onsen®

Unwind and stretch your legs in a large bath and be healed from the sightseeing and fatigue of the day. There is no higher luxury than the relaxing personal time of soaking your entire body in the calming, warm waters!

Information

Operating hours of baths for men and women
Evening: 16:00〜26:00 / Morning: 6:00〜10:00

SLEEP TIME

Back in your room

Going to bed after a satisfying first day of your trip. Rest and look forward to enjoying tomorrow!


How to spend your second day

DAY.2

AM7:00

Onoyama Park · Onoyama Sports Complex

Refresh yourself at a local and popular historic park

Opened in 1959, it is the first sports park in Okinawa Prefecture, a rest area for people equipped with an athletic stadium, a swimming pool, a baseball field, a tennis court and a martial art hall. In addition, there is also a jogging track of 1066m per lap for runners.

Information

Address
Naha-shi, Onoyama-cho 52
Phone number
098-858-2700 (Onoyama Park Management Administration Office)
Distance from the hotel
Approximately 20 minutes walk

AM8:00

Breakfast

After returning to the hotel, time for breakfast!

A variety of local cuisine including Chanpuru and Okinawa soba that give you the energy of the day.

Information

Place
Restaurant “Hanamomi”
Price
1,320 yen
Opening hours
6:30~10:00
(Please arrive before 9:30)

AM9:30

Check-out

Leave the hotel, rent a car and enjoy Okinawa!

AM10:30

Umikaji Terrace

Shopping and dining in the atmosphere of overseas resort.

It is a commercial facility built on a sloping land adjacent to the Sekishima West Coast, with more than 40 stores selling gourmet, sweets, jewelry and crafts you can find only in Okinawa. The white shops lined up create the atmosphere of overseas resort.

Information

Address:
Okinawa-ken, Tomigusuku-shi, Senaga, 174-6
※ Parking lot address for GPS: Tomigusuku-shi, Senaga, 174-5
Phone number
098-851-7446
Distance from the hotel
Approximately 25 minutes by car

AM11:30

Big Hamburgers -CHIMUFUGASU

Big-sized burger!

It is a hamburger shop in Senagajima Umikaji terrace. CHIMUFUGASU means surprise in the dialect of Okinawa, a surprising volume of the Patty is the topic! The terrace seating facing the sea is recommended if the weather is nice.

Information

Address:
Okinawa-ken, Tomigusuku-shi, Senaga, 174-6 Senagajima Umikaji Terrace 1F4
※ Parking lot address for GPS: Tomigusuku-shi, Senaga, 174-5
Phone number
098-851-8782
Distance from the hotel
Approximately 27 minutes by car

PM2:00

Okinawa Outlet Mall Ashibinaa

Choose a souvenir at the end of the trip.

Approximately 100 shops are lining in the architecture which was designed by world architect John Row, mixed with southern Europe and Okinawa style. High brand products can also be purchased at reasonable prices in the outlets.

Information

Address
Okinawa-ken, Tomigusuku-shi, Toyosaki 1-188
Phone number
0120-15-1427
Distance from the hotel
Approximately 27 minutes by car

Tourist Attractions

SIGHTSEEING

Shurijo

As the center of politics, diplomacy and culture in Ryukyu kingdom, the unique architectural style that combines Chinese and Japanese castle culture has cultural and historical value and registered as a World Heritage.
*Since the Shurijo Castle Shrine fire is being restored and rebuilt, it cannot be viewed at this time.

■ Approximately 25 minutes by train from the hotel

Naha Kokusai shopping street

Restaurants and Okinawa souvenir shops are gathering at the junction of Okinawa city hall, Asatosansaro and Kokusaidori. It becomes a 1300m transit mall on every Sunday from 12:00 to 18:00.

■ Approximately a 3 minute walk from the hotel

Blue Seal Ice Cream Palette Kumoji Store

The Blue Seal ice cream is born in the United States and raised in Okinawa. It is popular for its crispy taste, which has been improved to suit a hot and humid climate. Please pay a particular attention to the flavor of ingredients from the prefecture such as salt chinsuko and beniimo.

■ Approximately an 1 minute walk from the hotel

Makishi Public Market

The Makishi Public Market, established in 1972, is a very busy and popular market known as the kitchen of the people of Naha in Okinawa. There are more than 150 stores that sell Okinawan products like seafood, vegetables, fruits, meat, processed food, condiments, and souvenirs. Many people visit this place, including both locals and tourists, as the market is close to Kokusai Street in the center of Naha. The 1st floor is mainly for shopping, and Okinawan cuisine can be enjoyed on the 2nd floor.
*We are operating in a temporary market due to the deterioration of the building.
[Temporary market address] 2-7-10 Matsuo, Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture

■ Approximately a 14 minute walk from the hotel

Okinawa Dining HATERUMA

You can taste a variety of local flavors, such as Rafute (Stewed pork cubes) and Dulten (fried aroid) at a shop with Okinawa’s ancient decor including red-tile roof and lime stone walls. Sanshin minstrels are on stage on the second floor for convivial guests, and private rooms available as well for intimate dining.

■ Approximately a 9 minute walk from the hotel

RYUBO Department Store

Local department store located in the complex “Pallette Kumoji”. In addition to clothing and cosmetics, there is also a selection of shops with special souvenirs. There are also “department basement” and restaurants where various dishes are served.

■ Approximately an 1 minute walk from the hotel

Umikaji Terrace

It is a commercial facility built on a sloping land adjacent to the Sekishima West Coast, with more than 40 stores selling gourmet, sweets, jewelry and crafts you can find only in Okinawa. The white shops lined up create the atmosphere of overseas resort.

■ Approximately 25 minutes by car from the hotel

Big Hamburgers -CHIMUFUGASU

It is a hamburger shop in Senagajima Umikaji terrace. CHIMUFUGASU means surprise in the dialect of Okinawa, a surprising volume of the Patty is the topic! The terrace seating facing the sea is recommended if the weather is nice.

■ Approximately 27 minutes by car from the hotel

Okinawa Outlet Mall Ashibinaa

Approximately 100 shops are lining in the architecture which was designed by world architect John Row, mixed with southern Europe and Okinawa style. High brand products can also be purchased at reasonable prices in the outlets.

■ Approximately 27 minutes by car from the hotel