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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Miyazaki Prefecture

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Historical Places in Miyazaki Prefecture

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    Takachiho Shrine , Takachiho-cho
    Head to the center of the tall cedar grove to find Takachiho Shrine, a simple complex of wooden buildings known for staging performances of t
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    Amano Iwato Shrine , Takachiho-cho
    Dedicated to the sun goddess, Amano Iwato Shrine was built near the cave where she was believed to have hidden from her pursuers, creating a
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    Udo Shrine , Nichinan
    Step into the cave and admire the vivid colors of Udo Shrine, a Shinto shrine. Legend has it that Japan's mythical first emperor, Jimmu, was
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    Amanoyasu Kawara , Takachiho-cho
    Help other deities lure the sun goddess out of her cave and bring light back to the world at Amanoyasu Kawara. Following a pleasant 15-minute
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    One of the oldest shrines in the region, Miyazaki Shinto Shrine tells a story of the foundation of Japan. Quiet and peaceful, the site occupi
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