Ishigaki Yaima Village, Ishigaki

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Gain an insight into local history, art, and nature at Ishigaki Yaima Village, a cultural park showcasing and protecting traditional Ryukyu life. The replica village is complete with quaint wooden architecture, animals roaming around, and regular performances of different aspects of the culture. Watch live performances of traditional dances, and listen to versions of folk songs performed by artists in traditional Ryukyu dress. Monkeys in the neighboring forest attract just as many people to the cultural park, with the friendly critters coming right up to feed out of your hand. Plan to see Ishigaki Yaima Village and other attractions that appeal to you using our Ishigaki trip itinerary planner.
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  • Because there was a time went by car from town. About 1. Five-hour stay at 10 minutes. Especially squirrel monkey area children we are satisfied that no is a mistake.
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  • While the old House, where you can experience everything. Not worth going there are Mang live forest. Here's Observatory and squirrel monkeys are featured. Bag or Pocket's attention because a pickpocket monkey, squirrel monkey, on the lookout for great views. Zip is open. The are was very cute, please take a look at bought them food for 200 yen. Ride on the hand or on the shoulder, will be bothering to feed it. It is so cute. Young children are curious momentum is strong and kinda dangerous to give Please note.
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  • This village is well laid out and has traditional Japanese residences as they would have been occupied in the past. The grounds are well tended with interesting Banyan trees and some sculptures dotted...  more »
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