Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum, Itoman
(4.5/5 based on 45+ reviews on the web)
Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Museum is a museum in Itoman, Okinawa. It was established on June 11, 1975. The Cornerstone of Peace, a monument similar to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, is located here.
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  • Is descibed to enter the first, long-awaited came and went. Really so much from of that in the past has been of or? And Hi-Fi. Tears started and read the testimony of the witness lot position of the elementary school desk is, at a glance without worrying about the tears flowed. There a lot of things not in the TV and touch my heart through the Museum.
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  • It is required when you come to here in Naha. The facts of the past never no landscaping. I think people all over the world to come. And daily life that no matter how good opportunity you can realize, must be happy to.
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  • About 4 km, and walked through the less than one hour from the Himeyuri peace Museum. Has excellent exhibits about the history of the reversion from by the US military as well as the battle of Okinawa. Also think about the base issue was helpful.
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  • On several occasions, I have visited this location, primarily, for photography. Inside the museum, photography is not permitted. The entire acreage, surrounding the site is quiet and peaceful. There are grim reminders of the effects of war and, a day tour, of this entire complex, would be a great requirement for all Americans, visiting the island. About one third of the population, of this island, was wiped out during WWII, some by Japanese forces and some by American fire. Collateral damage, would be the terminology, in today's language. Visit and, feel the pain.
  • Must see if you visit Okinawa, particularly if you are American military stationed here. It should give you a better impression of the relationship between the U.S., Japan, and Okinawa as you better understand the history and battle that was fought here in World War II.
  • Beautiful, scenic, quiet and gigantic area to explore. I would recommend visiting.
  • Spent the whole afternoon here. Moving memorial.
  • This is a "must see" if you are visiting Okinawa. First and foremost the park itself is a beautiful place for a long relaxing walk. However, the museum itself provides a look into the history of what happened here in Okinawa. If visiting please allow an entire day to experience the entire park. English is available (as are some other languages).