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Udo-jingu Shrine鵜戸神宮


This shrine is inside a cave in the side of a cliff facing Hyuganada. It is dedicated to Ugayafukiaezu no Mikoto, the father of Emperor Jimmu, and it is believed to bring people together in romance. The main shrine contains a “reiseki kameishi” (magical turtle stone), and it is said that if you can successfully toss an “undama” (lucky stone) into one of its holes, your wish will come true.


Miyazaki Pref. Nichinanshi Miyaura 3232 (NichinanArea)

phone 0987291001

Open Gates shut Hours [Apr.-Sep.] 6:00-19:00
[Oct.-Mar.] 7:00-18:00

Review of Udo Shrine

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Reviewed:2018/10/28 Must Visit
A beautiful Shrine built on a cliff by the ocean. If travel by public bus, do take note that there is lots of steps and takes about 15 mins to the main entrance of the shrine. Put on your most...
Reviewed:2018/10/18 Magnificent
After a 80 minutes bus ride from Miyazaki JR station you will arrive at Udo Shrine. The bus ride itself is very interesting and provide you with great views of the Kyushu coastal area. After arrival...
Reviewed:2018/09/23 Lovely
We drove here and parked in the car park, then walked the test of the way to the shrine. Most of the walk is uncovered and hot in the sun, but there is a pedestrian tunnel halfway through which has...

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Miyazaki Pref. Nichinanshi Miyaura 3232 [ map ]
Open Gates shut Hours [Apr.-Sep.] 6:00-19:00
[Oct.-Mar.] 7:00-18:00
open everyday
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Available 400spaces
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          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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