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Okinawa as “Hawaii of Japan” kingdom for diving

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Okinawa as “Hawaii of Japan” kingdom for diving

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Okinawa as “Hawaii of Japan” kingdom for diving

Often cited as the “Hawaii of Japan,” Okinawa extends like paradise Ryukyu archipelago. I have come as many tourists, especially Japanese, a few days of vacation to enjoy its beautiful beaches and turquoise waters, especially for relaxation and diving. the average high temperature is around 20°C (68°F).

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Okinawa lie between Kyushu, the most southwesterly of Japan’s four main islands, and Taiwan. Okinawa consists of 160 islands of various size scattered across a vast area of ocean.

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There are approximately 800 kinds of coral existing in the world and about 200 kinds are identified in Okinawa. Okinawa is a coral rich region in the world.

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Southern part of Okinawa, Miyako islands, and Yaeyama islands are made up of Ryukyu limestone.

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Scuba diving Okinawa

Corals are animal but just like plants, they purify seawater by absorbing carbon dioxide and produce oxygen and function as natural breakwater. Corals have important roles and influence not only undersea but also for other species on the planet.

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How to get to Okinawa:

By plane to Naha, the main city. There is no direct flight from outside Asia, you have to stop in Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and Fukuoka.

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