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Sightseeing Spot Spots in Miyazaki Area

  • Chikkoen Park
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyazaki Pref. Nichinanshi Hoshikura 5556-2
    A five-minute walk from JR Obi Station. This area is located in the center of Nichinan Daiichi Park. The park is a renowned destination for cherry blossoms, and each year from late March to early April, some 1,000 Yoshino cherries come into beautiful bloom on the grounds. There's also a Japanese garden which is a recreation of one which existed in the distant Momoyama period, and a bronze statue of Komura Jutaro, a man who was born to a low level samurai family in Obi Domain and who later became a diplomate, making such achievements as the signing of the Treaty of Portsmouth. Visitors can stroll the grounds while listening to the calls of wild birds. The park also has a multipurpose ground and other sports facilities.
  • Kojima Island (Island of Monkeys)
    Travel / Tourism
    Kasama City, Miyazaki Prefecture
    Kojima Island is a famous uninhabited island in Kushima City. The island is inhabited by Japanese macaques which were designated a natural monument in 1934. Visitors can go to the island and sightseeing boats depart from the Ishinami Coast. The island houses the “Field Museum Kojima Park” and visitors can enjoy the beautiful scenery of Ishinami Coast.
  • Shichifukutokuju board
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyazaki Pref. Nishiusukiguntakachihochou Mitai 667 Arachidate Shrine grounds
    "A wooden board located on the grounds of Aratate Shrine which legend says will grant your wish if you make it with all your heart while firmly rapping the wooden boardseven times. A well-known mystical ""power spot,"" the wooden board is believed in particular to aid in the improvement of performing arts abilities and in finding luck in love and marriage. There are several other wooden boards hanging nearby, and visitors can walk the grounds while rapping them and making wishes."
  • Mochio Park
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyazaki Pref. Miyakonojoushi Yokoichichou 6633
    This nature park is located in Miyakonojo City, Miyazaki Prefecture. It includes the “Sekino Onotaki Waterfall”, renowned for its picturesque scenery. From “Mochio-jinja Shrine” at the top of the mountain peak visitors can enjoy a panoramic view of the surrounding area. There are about 2,600 cherry trees in the park, and the two kilometers of cherry tree lined road leading to Mochio-jinja Shrine has been chosen as one of the Japan's Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots. The “Miyakonojo Mochio Cherry Blossom Festival” is held every year, and many people visit the park to see the blossom.
  • Hanatate Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Miyazaki Minami Naka-gun Kitagocho Gonohara
  • Ide no Yama Yusui
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyazaki Kobayashi-shi Minami Nishikata
  • Itoka Garden
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyazaki Pref. Nichinanshi Obi 9-chome 1-1
  • Sangasho Shrine
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyazaki Nishiusuki-gun Gokase Cho Sankasho 8518
  • Josenji
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyazaki Pref. Nishiusukigungokasechou Sangasho
  • Daiodani Sports Park
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyazaki Hyuga-shi Hichiya
  • Hagi no Chaya
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyazaki Kobayashi-shi Nojiricho Kamiya 3597
  • Hontoji Temple
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyazaki Nobeoka-shi Matsuyamamachi 1133
  • Miyazaki Citizen no Mori
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyazaki Miyazaki-shi Awakigaharacho Maehama 128
  • Hachi Murasugi
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyazaki Higashiusuki-gun Shiibason Shimofukura
  • Sannomiyakainoronotodoroki
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyazaki Pref. Kobayashishi Higashikata Roh child boar valley
  • Toi Misakikanko Hotel Mae
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyazaki Pref. Kushimashi Ono
  • South Korea Take
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyazaki Ebino Suenaga
  • Sukimurando
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyazaki Pref. Kobayashishi Sukishimoda
  • Tenyasukawara
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyazaki Pref. Nishiusukiguntakachihochou Iwato
  • Imayamadaishizo
    Travel / Tourism
    Miyazaki Pref. Nobeokashi Yamashitamachi 2-chome 3998

Miyazaki Main Areas


An unmissable highlight of Kyushu, Miyazaki prefecture satisfies nature lovers with its dramatic gorges cut out of rugged cliffs, leading into waterfalls and beaches of green-blue water popular among surfers. Takachiho Gorge in the north of the prefecture tells a tale of centuries-old Japanese mythology in a fantastic setting, allowing visitors to explore the waters by boat before heading up to the cave at the Awano Iwato Shrine, where the sun goddess was said to have hidden, plunging the world into darkness.

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