Naha is a port city and capital of Okinawa - Japan's most southern prefecture. The city has population around 320,000 and covers a total area of approx 39 km2 (15 ml2). The port is on East China Sea, located on Okinawa Island's southern coast. The city was officially established in May 1921.
Naha is Okinawa Prefecture's economic, education and political center. The rebuilt Shuri Castle (former royal palace of Ryukyu Kingdom) is one of the finest Okinawan castles and among Naha's most important historical sites. The palace with its series of underground tunnels served as a command post for the Japanese military during WW2 (1939-1945). The castle was destroyed at the end of the war (in 1945) by the US forces. Today, Shuri Castle is reconstructed and registered as an UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The covered with beautiful mangrove woods Lake Man is another tourist attraction. The lake is located on the boundary of Tomigusuku city and is Ramsar-listed. Ramsar Convention (aka Convention on Wetlands) is an international treaty for conservation and sustainable use of wetlands. It is named after Ramsar city in Iran, where the Convention on Wetlands was signed in 1971.
An interesting fact is that Naha-te (aka Nawate) is a type of martial art that developed here.
Highlights: Okinawa Island, Shurei Gate, Sogen-ji Ishimon Gates, Okinawa Memorial Park
Naha cruise terminal
Naha cruise port terminal address is "Tondocho 2-1 Naha, Okinawa, 900-0035 Japan". The facility is managed by Naha Port Authority.
Cruise ships in Naha dock at Berth 8. The nearest to the cruise port international airport is located approx 4 km (2,5 ml) west of downtown (city hall), or 10-min car drive distance. The nearest to the cruise terminal train station (Kencho-mae) is at 15-min walking distance.
The Naha cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Naha, Okinawa Island, Japan.
If you lose the Naha location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Naha cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Naha, Okinawa Island, Japan. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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24 October, 2017
31 October, 2017