Bang! The gun goes off and all 32 paddlers set off in a flurry of synchronized motion towards winning another Naha Dragon Boat Race.
Motobu Town is a home for some of Okinawa’s most popular attractions, such as Ocean Expo Park, Emerald Beach, Nakijin Castle and a beautiful path lined with “fukugi” (garcinia) trees in Bise.
Near Yomitan Village’s coastline, you’ll find a theme park which offers something curious to both history buffs and arts and crafts fans. At Murasaki Mura, take a walk back to Naha’s old Chinatown and see a park dedicated to Okinawa’s history and culture.