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Ishigaki Yaima Village, Ishigaki
(3.7/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Ishigaki Yaima Village and many more Ishigaki attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Ishigaki trip generator.
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  • Monkeys are great. Very big and nice environment. Checkout the restaurant when leaving: tasty and good prices. 
  • We visited on a very hot and humid day in October this year. It took a bit of finding as we are non Japanese speakers (we went past it twice before realising where we'd gone wrong!). Once there though...  more »
  • Old House of Ishigaki Island, and on the taste. Left knew in advance at word of mouth this squirrel monkey poop that is approaching the squirrel monkeys, in the restaurant near the Yaeyama mountains.
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