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Miyazaki Shinto Shrine, Miyazaki

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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 occupies 26 hectares (64 acres) in the city. A forest that boasts a 600-year-old white wisteria surrounds the shrine, which is built entirely of dark, unpainted cedar. The shrine is known as a good place to pray for safe childbirth and protection against misfortune. Exquisite costumed ceremonies dedicated the first emperor of Japan and traditional Japanese mounted archery competitions (held seasonally) bring the area's history to life. Do not miss restored the old wooden houses behind the shrine. Our Miyazaki tour planner makes visiting Miyazaki Shinto Shrine and other Miyazaki attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Here is the shrine the first emperor is enshrined. You can see the symbol of the Imperial Family to the entrance of the door. 2000yeas ago,Emperor was enthroned in Nara Prefecture starting Miyazaki.  more »
  • The sacred island is still sacred to the Japanese . There was a traditional wedding at the temple which was marked by its simplicity and serenity To bad we had pouring rain throughout our visit but sa...  more »
  • First Emperor Jinmu Tenno had departed from Miyazaki and moved to Kashihara(Nara). Ship replica of at the time of the departure from the harbor is exhibited. October 31 is Jinmu Festival. In the downt...  more »
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  • Was great - well kept and when I went was no one around which made it even better 🙂
  • Quite ordinary shrine with nice garden surrounding it. 😊
  • newly renovated - must see / 1st emperor of japan
  • Very average big shrine. Its symbolic is specially as it's a "jingu", and not a usual "jinja" but actually nothing different from any other in a atheist point of view. The buildings are clean and well maintained, but the park is a bit wasteland-ish.
  • Nice but not so special nothing crazy