Native Okinawan Village and Omoro Arboretum
Communities of Okinawa quite make communities to back on halfway up a mountain and the foot slope of the south side in slightly elevated hill "forest of mast base" (kusate). Mutuya (head family) of village is located in the top that is central (or controls), and head families of runner-up line up in right and left that one step fell down from there, and branch family is located for increasing prosperity in the anterior surface of lower part.
In addition, behind Mutuya, there is holy place "Utaki (Sacred Grove)" worshiping guardian deity of village, and Shinto knowing Mitake from Mutuya is established.
It is place distantly with an ocean view, or place inviting God of nirai Kanai said to that it brings people happiness and peace from distance of the sea is set on the hill. People of Okinawa formed communities in this way among the sea and forests.
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