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Ogimi Sights & Attractions

  
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The village of Kijoka is a wonderful place to park your car and take a wander around. The roads are narrow with many traditional Okinawan houses still in use today.  There are a couple of cafes where you can enjoy a light snack or drink.  It is the home of Bashofu material and visitors are encouraged to watch Bashofu being made. 

There are other, lesser known villages where you can also explore.

Things to See in Ogimi

Village Kijoka Village
The tiny village of Kijoka is the home of the traditional Okinawan material known as Bashofu.  Bashofu material is made using thread made from the fibres of a fruitless type of banana tree.  One kimono uses the t... more
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