"Chatan's Impressions" Chatan by marakaki

Chatan Travel Guide: 1 reviews and 7 photos

Brief Overview

I just have spent a morning in Chatan, and that was the only place in Okinawa (except in the tourist sites and English teachers at schools) I could see some foreign people.

It seems foreigns have theirs specific places separately from local people.

US Mil Area

This is the military area with lots of used furniture stores, car sales specific to Americans (their car sign have different letters beginning with Y).

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Games, amusement and shopping area
  • Cons:I didn't had the time to observe bad things
  • In a nutshell:American Village
  • Last visit to Chatan: Nov 2007
  • Intro Written Nov 12, 2007
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  • WebFling's Profile Photo
    Dec 29, 2009 at 1:16 PM

    The US military car plate letter Y stands for Yellow, the color of the plate before the reversion. Lately since the younger generation not knowing the history of Okinawa called the Y as a yankee plate.

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