Cape Kyan | The southernmost cape on the main island of Okinawa

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Okinawa Cape

Cape Kyan is located in Itoman City in the southern part of main island of Okinawa.

This place is famous as the southernmost cape in main island of Okinawa.

This cape features a 30-meter-high cliff with a spectacular view.

The southern area including Cape Kyan is designated as Okinawa Battlefield Quasi-National Park, and a cenotaph, “Tower of Peace,” has been established at Cape Kyan.


Evaluation of Cape Kyan

  • Transparency ・・・・・・4.5
  • Beauty of view・・・・・・5.0
  • Rest area ・・・・・・・・3.0
  • Refreshing feelings ・・・4.5
  • Feeling nature・・・・・・5.0

Notes: This evaluation is compared with other capes in Okinawa by Okinawa Bookmark administrator

Information of Cape Kyan

Business hoursNothig
Entrance feeFree
ParkingYes (Free)
Officel HPItoman City HP

There is a lighthouse right next to Cape Kyan, but you cannot climb up to the top of the lighthouse.

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Spectacular view from Cape Kyan

The view of the Coast from the 30-meter-high cliff at Cape Kyan is spectacular.

The coast is about 1 km long, and you can feel the great nature.

Tower of Peace

The Tower of Peace was built due to historical issues.

If you know about Tower of Peace, Please check here.

Facilities in Cape Kyan

There are resting area and restrooms at Cape Kyan.

There is also a lighthouse at the back of the cape.

The lighthouse is not open to the public, but visitors can go up close it.

Access Infomation

AccessAbout 30 minutes by car from Naha Airport
AddressKyan, Itoman City, Okinawa, Japan
ParkingYes (Free Parking)

There are free parking area in Cape Kyan, so it is possible to parka about 10 cars there.

Please see the images and map below for more information on parking.

Area Information around Cape Kyan

Odo Beach (John Man Beach)

Odo Beach (John Man Beach) is located in Itoman City, in the southern part of the main island of Okinawa.

This beach is famous as a natural beach and a popular snorkeling spot, and is also famous as a place where sea turtles lay their eggs on the sandy beach.

Peace memorial park

The Peace Memorial Park is located in Mabuni, Itoman City, in the southern part of the main island of Okinawa, where the Battle of Okinawa ended.

The Peace Memorial Park contains the cornerstone of peace, the Peace Memorial Hall, peace memorial materials, etc.

It is a sacred place visited by many domestic and foreign tourists, memorial groups, students on school trips, etc. It is also an important sightseeing spot.


This time, we introduce Cape Kyan.

You can enjoy spectacular view at Cape Kyan.

When you go to Itoman City, please visit Cape Kyan.

Thank you for reading to the end.