Okinawa Peace Memorial Park, Itoman

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Reflect on Okinawa's often violent history at Okinawa Peace Memorial Park, located on the southern tip of the island. An estimated 200,000 people died in Okinawa during one of the bloodiest battles of the war, from April to June 1945. A turn around the park provides you with a chance to observe perfectly maintained gardens leading to a series solemn monuments and the top of Peace Hill. The monumental Cornerstone of Peace lists the names of thousands of soldiers and civilians lost in the Battle of Okinawa. Be sure to step inside Peace Memorial Museum, where a detailed, sobering synopsis of the battle illuminates the severity of the war's effect on the island. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Okinawa Peace Memorial Park by using our Itoman holiday planner.
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  • August 9, 2017
     Tourism in Okinawa with the Himeyuri Memorial Tower here are pay for a place. Include the cornerstone of provincial Memorial Cenotaph, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum and peace, including the Okinawa Peace Memorial Hall. Beautiful sea front, was the location of the tragedy of the battle of Okinawa began a fierce bombardment. On the thoughts of the people at that time, want to wish peace.
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  • July 24, 2017
    Free climb up Observatory. Views so far in advance. It is a nice place while thinking of this first life, decided to. Quiet and the view here is that the historically important place in modern life we must feel great. Exhibition room is rich in themes.
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  • July 23, 2017
    You can learn the history of Okinawa negative. Include the name of the non-Japanese military staff and are inscribed with the names of people who died in the battle of Okinawa. There are also names newly inscribed in the year 2017.
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  • June 28, 2017
    Beautiful park to visit. One of larger parks in okinawa. Some historical areas to visit.
  • July 7, 2017
    Huge playground for kids. Still under construction but can use half of ridings
  • April 27, 2017
    Very interesting to learn about ww2 and the battle of okinawa - and the events that led up to it. Video interviews with witnesses of that time are very impressive.
  • March 11, 2017
    Very peaceful place. Awe inspiring
  • November 20, 2016
    There were quite a lot of memorials here for both the American and Okinawans who have fought for their countries. Very peaceful and awe inspiring.

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