Ryukyu Mura is a recreational theme park dedicated to the traditional Okinawan culture from the Ryukyu Kingdom. Visitors in search of the unique Okinawan culture have a chance to slip back in time and be immersed in the traditional colors, melodies, and performances different to that on mainland Japan. The mura or “village” is filled with all the special aspects of the Ryukyu Kingdom including traditional houses with red tiled roof, a key point in Okinawan architecture. Guests can also take part in varies arts and crafts activities hosted by locals dressed in traditional costumes. The staff members are incredibly friendly, putting on scheduled shows featuring traditional dances and music to visitors to their “village”. Be sure to try out the local dishes in Okinawa, as well as purchasing some souvenirs to friends and family back home after a visit to Okinawa Prefecture.