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Walking tour around Shuri castle and Makishi public market

by Noriko
(6) Reviews
2:30h $ 89 Price up to 15 people

Highlights

  • Shuri castle with a guide
  • pebble street at Kinjo-cho
  • Yachimun pottery street
  • Makish public market

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89.00 USD

Price up to 15 people
FREE cancelation 30 days prior

Overview

We visit Shuri castle inside, Shurei gate, little forest, and a panorama view, we will walk around " pebble street" which is old street of Ryukyu kingdom. We go together to Makishi public market. You can eat dinner ( or lunch) there. Also, you walk around machiguwa ( little down town) with a guide. You will have a chance to talk to Okinawan people who work at the market.

What to Expect

You will know history of Ryukyu kingdom, culture of Okinawa, and life style of Okinawan. You can meet many local people.

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Noriko Licensed Guide
(6) Reviews
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Highlights

  • Shuri castle with a guide
  • pebble street at Kinjo-cho
  • Yachimun pottery street
  • Makish public market

Important

After 4 pm I can guide for you even week days if you tell me a week ahead of time. I would like you to have good memories with local residents while you stay in Okinawa.

Entrance fee of Shuri castle is 840 yen for a person. Transportation fee is excluded. We use public transportation mono-rail from Shuri castle station to Makishi station around 260 yen for each. However, if you over 3 person, we can take a taxi, it could be around 800 yen.

What‘s included
guide fee only, I can help you some arrangements for tours or advise about the sightseeing plan.
What‘s not included
transportation fee, entrance fee,
Meeting Point
Anywhere you want to meet in Naha, for example, your hotel or the berth of cruse ship
Ending Point
Makishi market
Duration
2:30 hours
Starting time
09:00 AM ( recommended )   Flexible
Number of people
up to 15 people

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make changes after I book?

Yes! If you need to make changes such as removing or adding someone to your booking or changing the date or time of your tour, contact us by phone or email

Starting and ending points of the tour.

After you secure your booking, the starting and ending points of your tour can be customized to your convenience (ex.: your hotel, nearby stations, etc.). Don't worry, we will take care of you! Some tours may have an extra fee for this service, make sure to check the tour page.

What happens after I book a tour?

After booking a tour, the guide will accept (or decline) your booking within 24 hours. Then you will be noticed by email from Triplelights.

Is the price per person or per group?

The price is charged per group. Which means that you make a one-time payment for your entire group and the price will not change if it is less or more people.

Can I add more people to my booking?

Some guides accept extra people (more than the specified number) for an extra charge. Please check for the extras on the tour or booking page, or contact your guide directly to clarify.

Will there be other tourists in my tour?

No. Your tour is private, only for you and your family or friends, there will be no other group of tourists together in your tour.

Can the guide pickup me at the airport?

Yes, but there will be additional charge for that and it is not by car. The guide will go pick you up using public transportations. For further details, please contact your guide directly.

I'm travelling alone. Can I book this tour?

Yes, you can and you may be able to get a discount if you are traveling alone. Price depends on which guide you choose.

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Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel in the first 14 day(s) before the meeting date , there is a 100% charge.
  • If you cancel between 15 and 29 day(s) in advance of the meeting date , there is a 50% charge.
  • If you cancel at least 30 day(s) in advance of the meeting date, there is a 100% refund.
Reviews ( 6 )
Norman Norman United Kingdom ( Family with kids )
Excellent
1 month ago

“ World War II history tour Okinawa ”

The tour provided by Noriko on the history of World War II and the impact to Okinawa was informative and interesting. During the tour she also provided an insight to Okinawa culture and history. All extremely interesting. A great day out for me and my family. Thank you Noriko

Noriko:

Thank you Mr. Noman. What a nice comment that is worthy for my life. I just honestly like to help a person who is traveling and trying to know different culture and history because I like traveling. It was a precious day for me. I wanted you to know more about beautiful nature of Okinawa.Thank you indeed.

Erik Erik Netherlands ( Family with kids )
Excellent
5 months ago

“ A wonderful day with an extremely good guide ”

She realised a special day tour for us to Churaimi aquarium and Ogimi in the north of Okinawa. She was a very knowledgeable and pleasant guide and companion to us. Nothing was too much for her. She made this day our best day in Japan. On the way back to Naha we also visited the cliffs at Manzano. Thank you very much Noriko, we will not forget this day with you!

Noriko:

A great day with you, thank you indeed. The weather, the dolphin show, the time of blooming iris flower, each factor made a good day.

Al Al United States ( Family )
Excellent
5 months ago

“ Great days of touring ”

We couldn’t be happier with our 2 days of touring with Noriko. We were able to cover a lot of ground. She also picked out GREAT restaurants for lunch-we never would have found then ourselves. Even after out tours were done she picked us up at our hotel to bring us to a wonderful sushi place. Our time with Moriko was definitely a high point in our trip to Japan!

Noriko:

Thank you and you are welcome. I remembered the story of envelop, キャサリン told me in Japanese. Great days with you.

Diane Diane United States ( Family with kids )
Excellent
7 months ago

“ History in a day with Noriko ”

Noriko was great. On time, knowledgeable and knew history which was our main interest of the tour. Also, she was flexible with making modifications to our itinerary. Thank you Noiko! We recommend you as a tour guide! Diane

Noriko:

I was really grad to be a guide for you. Thank you for this opportunity. Knowing local history and seeing the fact of people's life is one of the best parts of traveling. It is my treasure in my life to meet people like you who enjoy traveling and interested in history and culture of other countries. Thank you.

Francis Francis Singapore ( Family )
Excellent
7 months ago

“ A Great Afternoon ”

My wife and I find her friendly, professional and very accommodating. We spent an afternoon with her at Makishi Market and Shuri Castle. Besides the usual facts and figures, she gave us some interesting insights of the 2 places and Okinawa in general. Thanks to her, we had good company, a great time and a fruitful afternoon.

Noriko:

It was a great to see you, too. You two are generous and sophisticated. It was precious and thoughtful time for my life. Thank you.

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