The Cornerstone of Peace

The Cornerstone of Peace borders the surrounding cliff, offeringscenic views of the coastline and breaking waves. The Flame ofPeace burns in the monument's center. This flame is composed offlames from three other places: one flame was taken from AkajimaIsland in Zamami Village, the first landing place of US forces inOkinawa, and two other flames were taken from the cities wherenuclear bombs were dropped; from the "Flame of Peace" in Hiroshima,and from the "Flame of Peace" in Nagasaki. The flame that hadbeen burning since 1991was transferred to theCornerstone of Peacemonument on July 23rd1995 (Okinawa MemorialDay).


*By Bus
1. Naha-Itoman Line (from Naha Bus Terminal to Itoman Bus Terminal)
Bus # : 89, 33 and 46
*Buses leave approximately every 20 minutes
Get off at Itoman Bus Terminal
Fare : 500 yen
2. Itoman-Gyokusendo Line (from Itoman Bus Terminal to Gyokusendo Cave)
Bus # : 82
*Buses leave approximately every hour
Get off at "Heiwa-Kinen-Dou iriguchi" (Entrance to Peace Memorial Hall)
Fare : 400 yen

By Taxi
Approximately 22 kilometers from the Naha area
Fare : 3000-3500 yen(one way)
Ask the driver to take you to "Heiwa-no-Ishiji" (The Cornerstone of Peace)

Designated Manager

Okinawa Prefectural Peace Memorial Foundation
(former name: Okinawa Prefectural Committee for the Remembrance of War Casualties)
444 Mabuni, Itoman City, Okinawa 901-0333

Installation Personnel

Peace and Gender Equality Promotion Division,
Department of Cultural & Environmental Affairs,
Okinawa Prefectural Government
1-2-2 Izumizaki,Naha City, Okinawa Prefecture 900-8570 JAPAN