Welcome to Richard Wasserbauer's
Japan Photo Gallery

Please choose from the albums below to proceed.

Shuri-jo
Shuri-jo
Shuri castle was the seat of the Ryukyu kings until 1879. Marks of strong Chinese influence.
Gyokusendo
Gyokusendo
With a total length of 5 km, this beautiful limestone cave is the second longest cave in Japan.
Manzamo
Manzamo
Manzamo is a large grassy plain with water beating against the cliffs and splendind views.
Ryukyu dancing
Ryukyu dancing
Some pictures from different performances of traditional Ryukyu dances.
Botanical Gardens
Botanical Gardens
This great park is the home for over 3000 kinds of tropical flowers, fruit trees, and plants.
Moon beach
Moon beach
Hotel Moon beach stands on the Moon beach famed for its cobalt blue water and white sands.
Ryukyu-mura
Ryukyu-mura
A reconstructed traditional village with century old houses filled with antiques and pottery.
Nakijin castle
Nakijin castle
Part of the Okinawa UNESCO World Heritage, Nakijin castle represents Ryukyu type castles.
Cape Maeda
Cape Maeda
Located near the Moon beach, Cape Maeda offers wonderful views, walk along the cliffs, and scuba diving.
Okinawa World
Okinawa World
Re-creation of acient Okinawan village with workshops on textile fabrics and glasmaknng, and also poisonous snakes Habu.
Naha city
Naha city
Pictures from the Okinawan capital, featuring some buildings, lion sculptures, and night walk along International street.
Miscellaneous
Miscellaneous
Some pictures that did not fit anywhere else, chiefly from the airport, the hotels, and restaurants.



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