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Amami Park 奄美パーク


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Major tourist attraction with a tropical garden, museum to learn about local flora, fauna, and folk history, art museum (works by local artist Tanaka Isson 田中 一村), and a lookout tower with fine views. Opened in Sept. 2001, the park was built on the old Amami Airport.
Adult admission ¥650 for both Amami no Sato and Isson Tanaka Museum. Open 9 am–6 pm (until 7 pm in July–Aug.) Closed on the first and third Wed. of the month. (Open if a national holiday and closed on the next day instead.) Open every day during April 29th to May 5th, July 21st to August 31st, and December 30th to January 3rd.
https://amamipark.com/

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Cape Ayamaru あやまる岬


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On the northernmost coast of Amami city, one of Amami-Oshima's most scenic points. The cape juts into the Pacific Ocean. The cape is surrounded by coral reef and a very vivid aqua-blue ocean. See planes flying toward the airport.

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Amami Resort Basyayamamura 奄美リゾート ばしゃ山村


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Resort hotel on a white sand beach on Amami-Oshima, Kagoshima, Japan. Beachfront restaurant and terrace. Address: 鹿児島県奄美市笠利町用安1246-1 https://basyayama-mura.com/

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Oshima Tsumugi-mura 奄美大島紬村


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Oshima tsumugi is a traditional silk fabric woven from white silk pongee. Oshima (Ooshima) Tsumugimura is a small textile factory where you can see how they weave and dye the tsumugi fabric. They also sell tsumugi fabrics as kimono, handkerchiefs, etc.
The factory is in a subtropical garden with tropical flowers and plants. Adult admission ¥500, open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Address: 1945 Akaogi Tatsugo Oshima, Kagoshima
Local buses stop at Oshima Tsumugimura. http://www.tumugi.co.jp/

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Amami Oshima Shuzo 奄美大島酒造


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Local brewery producing brown sugar shochu in Tatsugo Town, Amami-Oshima. Uses brown sugar wholly produced in Amami-Oshima. Water comes from Jougo River (じょうご川) fed by an aquifer 120 meters underground. Factory tour and gift shop offers shochu tasting. https://www.jougo.co.jp/

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Naze Port 名瀬港


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Amami-Oshima's main port for cruise ships and ferries in a natural inlet on the northern coast of the island. Also called Naze Shinko Port. Served as the island's main trade port since olden times.

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