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Udo Jingū Shrine, Nichinan
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Step into the cave and admire the vivid colors of Udo Jingū Shrine, a Shinto shrine. Legend has it that Japan's mythical first emperor, Jimmu, was born in the cave, which was subseqently dedicated to him. Notice the breast-shaped rocks on the cave wall, said to have been suckled by the young emperor and nourished him for the challenges to come. Sipping the water that drips from the rocks has long been thought to bring benefits for pregnant women and couples trying to have a child. Step out onto the terrace by the cave's entrance to see the ocean and a rugged stretch of coastline, fit for an emperor. Use our Nichinan tourist route planner to add Udo Jingū Shrine and other attractions to your Nichinan vacation plans.
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  • 青島神社位於青島的中央,走進去一路可看到稱為 “鬼之洗濯板” 的沉積岩地型,還可步行進海中的沉積岩拍照,步入神社,許願的氣息濃厚,尤其是姻緣的事宜,可見各種形式的許願!這裡人不多,我們許了個願便趕緊前往下一站,相信這是求姻緣的好去處吧! 
  • By just rising Japan. Ministry of God of Japan feel intensely. Who are interested in the shrine, first of all, than o-ISE from Izumo greetings come here!.
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  • Miyazaki travel for the first time went on tour buses. A little walk from the parking lot. The shrine in a nearby sea cave-like space. Needless to say I felt the history and grandeur. As his own was pretty valuable experience. I would like to take care, I bought everything.
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  • An amazing shrine with a great view. It reminds me of Ise. It's definitely worth the visit!
  • Udo Shrine is located in the Nichinan, Miyazaki prefecture, Japan. The shrine is a 15-20 minute walk from where the bus drops you. The walk is quite steep at some places but it is worth the trouble. The shrine is in the cave which makes it one of its kind. The pathway leading to the shrine is very beautiful and breathtaking with the sea on one side. It is a must visit if you happen to be in Miyazaki.
  • An amazing place. You can make wish by throwing the little stone into the loop pool on a rock.
  • Fantastic..beautiful shrine, roaring Pacific..Must go place in Miyazaki..
  • Two parking lots-- the first one is definitely a better location. Not as many stairs, and you're way closer to the actual Shrine. Gorgeous. There's also the spots where you pay to partake in different things, like rock throwing into a circle rope for fertility, tying prayers on boards, it was interesting! Lots of vendors and they're all really nice. Try the snow cones! Plenty of vending machines, too, for water, soda, etc. Bathrooms located near both parking lots, very clean.