Ocean Expo Park is one of the Japanese National Government Parks, and
is located along the west coast of Motobu Peninsula on the west side of
Nago city is about 18 km southeast of this park.
In 1975, Expo '75 was held in this site to commemorate Okinawa's
reversion to Japanese administration in 1972.
The theme of the exposition was the oceans, and about 3.5 million people visited the expo.
After the expo, this site was changed to this park.
The park is along the beautiful beach about 3 km long.
There are some botanical gardens and some facilities such as Oceanic Culture Museum, Native Okinawa Village and Omoro Arboretum and Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium.
And Emerald Beach located at the north part of the park is opened as a
We can see Ie Island about 6 km offshore.
Photo by Kogashitsu-Kabegami
Former Underground -Headquarters
Ocean Expo Park