Enjoy ocean view from Okinawa’s Naminoue Shrine on cliff

Enjoy ocean view from Okinawa’s Naminoue Shrine on cliff

by JapanTravel
JapanTravel

Naminoue Shrine is a Shinto shrine in Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture. It is located on a high cliff overlooking Naminoue Beach and the ocean. Any boat that enters and exits the trading base of Naha Port looks to the shrine on top of the high cliff and prays for a safe journey, the shrine has always been revered and people pray for a rich fish catch and a rich harvest as well.

Address: 1 Chome-25-11 Wakasa, Naha, Okinawa 900-0031
Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Phone Number: 098-868-3697
Website: naminouegu.jp

Access

From Naha Airport, it's a 10 minute monorail ride to Asahibashi Station, followed by a 15 minute walk.

A direct taxi ride from the airport takes about 10 minutes (~1200 yen).

Monorail passengers could alight at Kencho-mae station, and catch a bus (2, 5, 15, 45) from Paletter-kumoji-mae to Nishinjo stop, leaving a 3 minute walk to the shrine.

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