The community of red tiled roof (Important architecture group)

Taketomi Island is a flat island, the circumference is 9km, altitude is 20m, which is about 6km southwest of Ishigaki Island. The community of this island has many houses of wooden structure with red tiled roofs, and are surrounded by stone walls made with limestone. Moreover, there is Fukugi used as a windbreak in the yard and it hasbeen left in the traditional style of Okinawa. The scene surrounding by the road of pure white sand, green trees, and the tropical flowers is very attractive.