Taketomi Island

Taketomi Island (竹富島, Taketomijima) is a small island off the coast of Ishigaki Island. That is home to a well-preserved traditional Ryukyu settlement. Taketomi Island is frequently visited as a day excursion from Ishigaki due to its tiny size. The little town is nearly entirely made up of old-style. One-story dwellings encircled by stone walls… Read More Taketomi Island