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Kakazutaka Observatory, Ginowan

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  • For the view it is better to go to Shuri Castle. For the history of the 2nd World War, it has almost nothing to do. No interest for lovers of this era. As the Japan lost the war, nothing is highlighted, the tunnels are clogged. This is what there is to see in photo...
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  • Said world's most dangerous futenma there in front of the airplane and helicopter flights are found just around the corner. In some cases during landing pilot's face looks so close to fly.
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  • From the observatory, you can clearly see the Futenma flight line, which was an engagement area for Japanese defenses at the early stages of the US invasion of Okinawa (known as Kakazu Ridge). To the ...  more »
  • Great place to learn history and just relax. Restrooms and vending machines available.
  • Great view 360°
  • The battle to engage U.S. forces in the battle of Okinawa, to Japan military was defensive. The Kyoto native monument there are 3,500 people participated in the bunker where victims of many bullet holes remain and the battle of 2536 people fell victim to. Has been Japan's war wounded of 64000, United States side 24000 seems not to know the is exactly. Futenma Marine Corps troop commitment from the observation deck atop the Hill, still can be seen. See also vertical takeoff and landing aircraft Osprey have been recently deployed in the airport. Seen from the observation deck seem hollow even the sea of a coral reef.
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  • Battle of kakazu is now like the U.S. futenma base Observatory, Japan army ran out of time and fought is one of the fierce battle of battle of Okinawa developed in exactly this park was made. It is a lowered front here, and decided to retreat to the South from the headquarters to SHURI also said Japan army points. A broad battle for Japan upcoming "hacksaw Ridge" movie theater at the end of 6/2017 Maeda (Maeda Escarpment) of Highlands in the battle this kasu. I think what place it is known more as a place to learn about the war at the time.
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  • Futenma air base is clearly visible and Often moving vehicles in it. In the other direction it has good views. But here edge is one haunted place do not like, so at night if possible.
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