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Naha

Naha is the capital city of Okinawa Prefecture in Japan. It is located on the southern coast of Okinawa Island, the largest of the Ryukyu Islands. Naha is the largest city in the prefecture and has a population of over 320,000 people, making it the 11th most populous city in Japan.

Naha has a subtropical climate, with warm, humid summers and mild winters. It is a popular destination for tourists, with its beautiful beaches and vibrant culture. The city is home to many historical sites, such as the Naminoue Shrine, the ruins of Shuri Castle, and the Tamaudun Mausoleum.

Naha has a long and rich history. It was the capital of the Ryukyu Kingdom from 1429 to 1879, when it was annexed by Japan. During World War II, the city was heavily damaged by Allied bombing, but was rebuilt after the war. Today, Naha is a center of commerce and culture, and is home to many museums, galleries, and theaters.

Naha is also an important port city, with ferry connections to other islands in the Ryukyu Islands, as well as to mainland Japan. It is the hub of the Okinawa Expressway, and is connected to the mainland by air and sea. The city is served by Naha Airport, which is the largest airport in Okinawa Prefecture.

Naha is an exciting city with a unique culture and history. It is an important center of commerce and culture, and a popular destination for tourists. With its beautiful beaches and vibrant culture, Naha is a great place to visit or live.

Excursion tips for a day in Naha

Naha, the capital of Okinawa, Japan, offers a variety of activities for tourists to enjoy. Here are some of the top things to do in Naha on a day trip:

1. Visit Shuri Castle: Explore the ruins of the ancient Ryukyu Kingdom at this UNESCO World Heritage Site.

2. Take a Stroll Along Kokusai-dori: This is Naha's main shopping street, lined with shops, restaurants, and local street food stalls.

3. Explore the Okinawa Prefectural Museum: Learn about Okinawa's history and culture at this museum, which houses a collection of artifacts, documents, and photographs.

4. Visit Fukushuen Garden: Enjoy a tranquil stroll through this traditional Japanese garden, complete with a koi pond and a teahouse.

5. Take a Boat Ride to the Kerama Islands: Enjoy a scenic boat ride to the Kerama Islands, a group of islands located just west of Okinawa.

6. Sample Local Cuisine: Try some of the local Okinawan dishes, such as goya champuru (stir-fried bitter melon), soki soba (pork rib noodle soup), and chanpuru (stir-fried vegetables).

7. Visit the Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium: Take a trip to this world-class aquarium, home to a variety of sea creatures, including manta rays, whale sharks, and sea turtles.

8. Take a Tour of Shikina-en Garden: This is one of the most beautiful gardens in Japan, featuring a traditional Japanese garden with a pond and a waterfall.

9. Visit the Okinawa World Theme Park: This theme park is home to a variety of attractions, including a glass-making workshop, a snake museum, and a traditional Okinawan village.

10. Shop at Makishi Public Market: This is one of the oldest markets in Okinawa, where you can find a variety of local produce, seafood, and souvenirs.

Experience Naha with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Naha. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Naha

Naha, Japan has a subtropical climate with hot and humid summers, mild and relatively dry winters, and plenty of rainfall year-round. In the summer, temperatures average around 28°C (82°F), with high humidity and occasional typhoons. In the winter, temperatures average around 15°C (59°F), with occasional cold snaps. Spring and autumn are mild, with temperatures around 20°C (68°F). Rainfall is heaviest in summer, but there is still plenty of precipitation throughout the year.

Cruise weather for Naha

Our weather forecast for Naha helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jun. 25th 2024 Jun. 25th 2024 max: 30.3 °C
min: 25.9 °C
14.0 m/s
30.2 m/s
2.1 %
24.1 m
83.9 %
1,013 hPa
05:38:44
19:25:19
Jun. 26th 2024 Jun. 26th 2024 max: 30.5 °C
min: 25.9 °C
10.4 m/s
20.2 m/s
3.3 %
23.9 m
83.7 %
1,015 hPa
05:39:01
19:25:27
Jun. 27th 2024 Jun. 27th 2024 max: 30.4 °C
min: 26 °C
15.5 m/s
25.6 m/s
35.3 %
24.1 m
83.9 %
1,015 hPa
05:39:19
19:25:33
Jun. 28th 2024 Jun. 28th 2024 max: 29.9 °C
min: 25.6 °C
12.6 m/s
23.4 m/s
89.3 %
24.1 m
84.5 %
1,013 hPa
05:39:37
19:25:38
Jun. 29th 2024 Jun. 29th 2024 max: 30.1 °C
min: 25.9 °C
14.8 m/s
28.7 m/s
99.9 %
24.1 m
83.7 %
1,012 hPa
05:39:57
19:25:42
Jun. 30th 2024 Jun. 30th 2024 max: 30.3 °C
min: 26.4 °C
18.4 m/s
31.7 m/s
84.0 %
24.1 m
83.0 %
1,011 hPa
05:40:17
19:25:45
Jul. 1st 2024 Jul. 1st 2024 max: 30.5 °C
min: 26.5 °C
17.3 m/s
32.8 m/s
78.0 %
24.1 m
82.5 %
1,010 hPa
05:40:38
19:25:47
Jul. 2nd 2024 Jul. 2nd 2024 max: 30.8 °C
min: 26.6 °C
13.3 m/s
29.2 m/s
69.5 %
24.1 m
81.6 %
1,011 hPa
05:41:00
19:25:47
Jul. 3rd 2024 Jul. 3rd 2024 max: 31.1 °C
min: 26.3 °C
11.5 m/s
19.1 m/s
7.2 %
24.1 m
82.0 %
1,012 hPa
05:41:23
19:25:46
Jul. 4th 2024 Jul. 4th 2024 max: 30.6 °C
min: 26.2 °C
7.6 m/s
16.2 m/s
53.4 %
21.9 m
84.5 %
1,013 hPa
05:41:46
19:25:44
Jul. 5th 2024 Jul. 5th 2024 max: 31.1 °C
min: 25.6 °C
7.3 m/s
13.6 m/s
37.7 %
24.1 m
78.4 %
1,011 hPa
05:42:09
19:25:41
Jul. 6th 2024 Jul. 6th 2024 max: 31.0 °C
min: 26.1 °C
14.0 m/s
24.1 m/s
34.4 %
24.1 m
80.5 %
1,010 hPa
05:42:34
19:25:36
Jul. 7th 2024 Jul. 7th 2024 max: 30.1 °C
min: 26.4 °C
16.2 m/s
29.4 m/s
30.7 %
24.1 m
80.9 %
1,011 hPa
05:42:59
19:25:31

Cruises to Naha

Would you like to travel to Naha on a cruise ship or would you just like to know when a certain ship will dock there? Here you will find an overview of the cruise ships that will be calling at the port of Naha.

Scheduled ship calls in Naha, Japan
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Sep. 25th 2024 Wednesday, 25th of Sep. 2024 Norwegian Spirit 07:00 am 05:30 pm
Oct. 5th 2024 Saturday, 5th of Oct. 2024 MS Westerdam 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Oct. 8th 2024 Tuesday, 8th of Oct. 2024 Norwegian Spirit 07:00 am 07:00 pm
Oct. 16th 2024 Wednesday, 16th of Oct. 2024 Norwegian Spirit 07:00 am 07:00 pm
Oct. 31st 2024 Thursday, 31st of Oct. 2024 MS Noordam 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 11th 2024 Monday, 11th of Nov. 2024 Norwegian Spirit 07:00 am 05:30 pm
Nov. 28th 2024 Thursday, 28th of Nov. 2024 MSC Bellissima 07:00 am 07:00 pm
Dec. 1st 2024 Sunday, 1st of Dec. 2024 MSC Bellissima 09:00 am 11:59 pm
Dec. 2nd 2024 Monday, 2nd of Dec. 2024 MSC Bellissima 12:01 am 07:00 pm
Dec. 2nd 2024 Monday, 2nd of Dec. 2024 Norwegian Spirit 07:00 am 04:00 pm
Dec. 6th 2024 Friday, 6th of Dec. 2024 MSC Bellissima 07:00 am 07:00 pm
Dec. 10th 2024 Tuesday, 10th of Dec. 2024 MSC Bellissima 07:00 am 07:00 pm
Dec. 14th 2024 Saturday, 14th of Dec. 2024 MSC Bellissima 07:00 am 07:00 pm
Dec. 18th 2024 Wednesday, 18th of Dec. 2024 MSC Bellissima 07:00 am 07:00 pm
Dec. 20th 2024 Friday, 20th of Dec. 2024 Norwegian Spirit 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Dec. 22nd 2024 Sunday, 22nd of Dec. 2024 MSC Bellissima 07:00 am 07:00 pm
Dec. 25th 2024 Wednesday, 25th of Dec. 2024 MSC Bellissima 03:00 pm 11:59 pm
Dec. 26th 2024 Thursday, 26th of Dec. 2024 MSC Bellissima 12:01 am 07:00 pm
Dec. 30th 2024 Monday, 30th of Dec. 2024 MSC Bellissima 07:00 am 07:00 pm
Jan. 3rd 2025 Friday, 3rd of Jan. 2025 MSC Bellissima 07:00 am 07:00 pm
Jan. 7th 2025 Tuesday, 7th of Jan. 2025 MSC Bellissima 07:00 am 07:00 pm
Jan. 12th 2025 Sunday, 12th of Jan. 2025 MSC Bellissima 08:00 am 11:59 pm
Jan. 13th 2025 Monday, 13th of Jan. 2025 MSC Bellissima 12:01 am 07:00 pm
Jan. 24th 2025 Friday, 24th of Jan. 2025 Norwegian Sky 07:00 am 05:30 pm
Feb. 24th 2025 Monday, 24th of Feb. 2025 Norwegian Sky 07:00 am 05:30 pm
Feb. 26th 2025 Wednesday, 26th of Feb. 2025 MS Noordam 07:00 am 05:30 pm
Mar. 3rd 2025 Monday, 3rd of Mar. 2025 Norwegian Spirit 12:30 pm 08:00 pm
Mar. 6th 2025 Thursday, 6th of Mar. 2025 MS Noordam 07:00 am 05:30 pm
Mar. 9th 2025 Sunday, 9th of Mar. 2025 Norwegian Sky 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Mar. 17th 2025 Monday, 17th of Mar. 2025 Norwegian Spirit 07:00 am 05:30 pm
Mar. 21st 2025 Friday, 21st of Mar. 2025 Azamara Pursuit 07:30 am 01:30 pm
Mar. 21st 2025 Friday, 21st of Mar. 2025 Seabourn Quest 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Mar. 29th 2025 Saturday, 29th of Mar. 2025 Norwegian Spirit 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Apr. 12th 2025 Saturday, 12th of Apr. 2025 Carnival Luminosa 09:00 am 07:00 pm
Apr. 17th 2025 Thursday, 17th of Apr. 2025 Seabourn Quest 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Apr. 20th 2025 Sunday, 20th of Apr. 2025 Scenic Eclipse II 12:00 am 12:00 am
Apr. 21st 2025 Monday, 21st of Apr. 2025 Scenic Eclipse II 12:00 am 12:00 am
Apr. 24th 2025 Thursday, 24th of Apr. 2025 AIDAstella 08:00 am 05:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
May 2nd 2025 Friday, 2nd of May 2025 Queen Elizabeth 05:00 am 07:00 pm
May 24th 2025 Saturday, 24th of May 2025 HANSEATIC inspiration 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jun. 17th 2025 Tuesday, 17th of Jun. 2025 Scenic Eclipse II 12:00 am 12:00 am
Nov. 9th 2025 Sunday, 9th of Nov. 2025 Norwegian Sun 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 17th 2025 Monday, 17th of Nov. 2025 Norwegian Sun 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Nov. 30th 2025 Sunday, 30th of Nov. 2025 Norwegian Sun 07:00 am 05:00 pm
Jan. 21st 2026 Wednesday, 21st of Jan. 2026 AIDAdiva 08:00 am 05:00 pm DetailsPartnerlink
Feb. 11th 2026 Wednesday, 11th of Feb. 2026 MS Westerdam 07:00 am 05:30 pm
Mar. 11th 2026 Wednesday, 11th of Mar. 2026 MS Westerdam 07:00 am 05:30 pm
Mar. 20th 2026 Friday, 20th of Mar. 2026 MS Amadea 08:00 am 12:00 am
Mar. 20th 2026 Friday, 20th of Mar. 2026 MSC Magnifica 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Mar. 21st 2026 Saturday, 21st of Mar. 2026 MS Amadea 12:00 am 06:00 am

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