Tropical Dream Center, Motobu-cho

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#1 of 12 in Fun & Games in Okinawa Prefecture
Across Tropical Dream Center, you'll find multiple greenhouses brimming with a variety of plant life, including over 2,000 species of orchid to inspect. Explore 14 themed zones containing koi carp-filled ponds, water birds, and fruit-bearing trees of all discriptions, some well known, and others unfamiliar. Across the park you'll find unusual structures and picturesque displays, including the spiraling, European-looking observation tower. Be sure to climb the winding stairs or take the elevator to the top of the tower, where you'll enjoy excellent views of the labrynthine park and ocean beyond. See Tropical Dream Center and all Motobu-cho has to offer by arranging your trip with our Motobu-cho online vacation planner .
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  • Aquarium alone is, inspiration, but please try. Slowly you can!! is the view from the observation deck is like the Tower of Babel in the ️ back. Aquarium tickets at half-price admission is available. There are very large freshwater fish. Even the patio is nice. This is my recommendation.
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  • Relaxing while listening to the free earphones description stamp rally, greenhouse and garden around was. Number and have to walk from the Aquarium, situated on a vast greenhouse, flowers, beautiful room and imagined seeing there. Worth going all the way was there and visit.
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  • Visit the tour along the way. From the fountain in the Middle their was a free start cannot be gripped on grounds of a vast Ocean Expo commemorative Park, shuttle service and facilities between distance, so just watching the map, move on foot. Lost while also managed to arrive in a 10-minute walk away. Well-kept, Word of mouth as your plants, gardens, monuments, and sea is nice but it rattles people in time. You could fit around the camera, enjoying the scenery, because shooting spot packed with, where to take a summer stroll. Sitting near the window seats, spacious restaurant Café Cole a rattle here, so could slow to eat her lunch while admiring the blue sea and the IE glass. Menu is relatively reasonable. Fruit tree greenhouse in the renovation didn't was disappointing. By the time guide, I was also the facilities so you can relax if available, is not still around, but what became concerned about time to tour all around disgust is regret. Had audience of families, infant child, I was so bored. I saw how fussy here. Adults would like, plants and picturesque views, slowly take go in and think.
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  • This place was absolutely beautiful. Lots of different architectural and Arboretum style places. You can easily spend 3 to 4 hours here. You can get a combo ticket from the aquarium to save money. There's a place to eat that has limited Okinawan food selection. I don't remember if they take card but I would definitely bring yen.
  • Was beautiful! I'm surprised more people don't come here. Were only two other people there when my husband and I went. Highly recommend it, especially with the discount you get for having been to the aquarium.
  • Although the aquarium gets most of the traffic, this unique botanical treasure is less than a kilometer from the aquarium, and is never crowded. The best display of orchids I've ever seen anywhere, many tropical trees and fruits presented in Sumerian style architecture complete with ziggurat tower. The view from the top of the tower is worth the climb, though one can take an elevator partway up. Keep your aquarium tickets, they'll allow you a reduced price on your admission tickets.
  • Great view from the top of he tower. beautiful display of flowers through out.
  • For lovers of botanical gardens

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Most visitors to Motobu-cho opt to spend their time by the sea, so accommodations have positioned themselves accordingly. Choose from a number of beachfront hotels, resorts, and guesthouses located close to the aquarium and botanical garden, and on Sesoko Island. By the harbor in the main urban area, a few homestays and guesthouses dot the largely residential part of town. As a general rule, urban areas farther inland offer more budget-friendly rooms, whereas lodgings in non-urban areas farther inland tend to be pricier retreats making the most of the scenery and seclusion.
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