OKINAWA URUMA CITY WITH GOOD ACCESS
FROM ASIAN COUNTRIES

アジア諸国からもアクセスのよい沖縄県うるま市

In recent years, the number of direct flights connecting Okinawa and
other countries has also increased, and access to all parts of Asia is also
good. In addition, the air network with various parts of Japan such as
Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka is also substantial. Located at the south-
ernmost tip of Japan, Okinawa is blessed with a temperate climate
throughout the year and boasts one of the world’s most beautiful beach
resort areas. Also from the mild climate, there are abundant ingredients
including tropical fruits. There is also a characteristic that it has a history
that has cultivated an independent culture from the mainland Japan.

近年では、沖縄と諸外国を結ぶ直行便も増え、アジア各地へのアクセスも良好です。
また東京、大阪、名古屋、福岡など、日本各地との航空網も充実しています。日本の最南端に位置する沖縄は、年間を通して温暖な気候に恵まれ、ビーチリゾート地としても世界屈指の美しさを誇ります。また温暖な気候から南国特有の果実をはじめとする食材も豊富。日本本土から独立した文化を育んできた歴史を持っているという特徴もあります。

So many arts mixing the past and the present
The special hospitality in the best location

Uruma city is located on the east coast of the middle of Okinawa main island, consisting of Katsuren peninsula and 8 islands surrounded by the Pacific ocean. 4 of the islands are connected by the Kaichu Road bridge(means road inside the ocean). It is a very popular spot to visit by driving. “Uruma” means coral island and the name perfectly describes the areas beauty and abundance of nature. The white beaches spread under sheer cliffs, the brilliant pattern created by the coral and deep blue gradation in the water provide a breathtaking scenery that attracts visitor’s heart. The island you can visit by the Kaichu Road have unspoiled historic views of sugar cane fields, old houses which provide visitors with nostalgic memories and the time seems to go slow in this area. The Katsuren jo site, which is located on the hill with a 360 panoramic view is still a symbol of prosperity of this area. The architectural technique of impregnability which exemplifies the ancestor’s wisdom, and the castle wall with the graceful curves will give you an energy that you can especially feel at this world’s top historic site and that will be engraved on your heart.

伝統・豊かさ・美しさ 今なお感じられる英知と誇り

沖縄本島の中部東海岸に位置し、太平洋に抱かれる勝連半島と8つの島々でなるうるま市。そのうち4つの島とは海中道路をはじめとする大小の橋で結ばれ、陸続きで周遊できるドライブスポットとして人気です。サンゴの島を意味する「うるま」の美称にふさわしく、豊かな自然に恵まれた地域で、切り立った崖から見下ろす真っ白な砂浜、サンゴ礁の鮮やかな模様、深いブルーグラデーションなど、思わず息をのむほどの美しさは訪れる者の心を魅了します。海中道路を通って渡る島々はサトウキビ畑や昔ながらの民家など沖縄の原風景が色濃く残り、そのたたずまいはゆっくりとした時の流れを感じさせます。それらのすべてを眼下に見下ろせる勝連城跡は、四方に展望のきく孤立した丘の上に築かれており、今でもこの地方の繁栄のシンボルとして威厳を放っています。先人の英知が感じられる難攻不落の立地や構造、優雅な曲線を描く美しい城壁。世界に誇る史跡でこそ体感できる豊かさのエネルギーは、きっと皆様の心に刻まれることでしょう。