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Amanoyasugawara天安河原

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This riverbed is about a 10-minute walk up along the Iwato River from Amanoiwato-jinja Shrine. It is said that when Amaterasu Omikami, the Sun Goddess, shut herself inside this cave behind a rock door, eight million gods gathered here and held a ceremony. If you stack rocks and make a wish, it will supposedly come true—which is why countless piles of rocks can be seen in the area, creating a mysterious sight indeed.

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Miyazaki Pref. Nishiusukiguntakachihochou Iwato (Takachiho / NobeokaArea)

phone 0982748239
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Open 24 hours

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Address
Miyazaki Pref. Nishiusukiguntakachihochou Iwato [ map ]
Area
Takachiho / NobeokaArea
Phone
0982748239
Hours
Open 24 hours
Closed
open everyday
Fees
Free
Parking Lot
Available (50 spaces)
※ use Amaiwado Shrine parking lot
Credit Card
Not available

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          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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