Tourist attraction

The Naha City Eternal Peace Monument “Naguyake”

Historic sites

The Naguyake Monument is located inside Asahigaoka Park, home to Nami-no-ue Beach, the only beach in Naha City.
The name “Naguyake” is an old Okinawan word meaning “calm” or “peaceful”.
The monument was erected with 1996 as a symbol of lasting peace, and a memorial to the 29,000 Naha citizens who died in the Battle of Okinawa in 1945 (whose names are engraved on the monument).
A memorial service is held every year on Oct. 10 to commemorate the victims of WW2 and pray for peace.

Basic information

900-0031 Okinawa, Naha, Wakasa 1 (inside Asahigaoka Park)
098-862-9002 Naha City, Peace Promotion and Gender Equality Division
Business hours
The monument is accessible 24 hours a day.
Close day
Nothing in particular.
Metered parking along the road is available.
Access information
From the airport, follow Naha Nishi-dōro (West Road). The memorial is near the intersection with Nami-no-ue Rinkai-dōro.