Fukushuen Garden

Take a side trip to Fuzhou China right in Naha Okinawa

By Sherilyn Siy    - 1 min read

Fukushuen Garden was constructed in 1992 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the establishment of sister city relations between Naha City in Okinawa and Fuzhou City in China, as well as the 70th anniversary of the founding of Naha City. The temple, buildings, and gardens were built in the Fuzhou style and used materials from Fuzhou. Take a side trip to China when you step inside. 

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Sherilyn Siy

Sherilyn Siy @sherilyn.siy

For Sherilyn Siy, Asia is home. Born in Hong Kong, Sherilyn spent time in the Philippines, China, and now lives in Japan. She speaks English, Filipino, Chinese (or putonghua), and Hokkien, her family's local dialect. Running is one of her favorite ways to explore Japan. She proudly finished the 2015 Tokyo Marathon -- her first ever full marathon -- in 4 hours and 37 minutes. She was absolutely psyched when she got selected again to run the new Tokyo Marathon route in 2018. She hopes to complete other races in Japan.