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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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  • 鵜戶神宮本殿建於洞窟之內,主要祈求結緣、夫妻和合及安產! 在鵜戶神宮山涯下的,有一個龜殼形的岩石,岩石經風化後留有洞孔~ 據說如能把運玉(100日圓/5個)投進龜背的洞孔中,許下的願望便能實現~ 男性要用左手投出..女性則要用右手投出才能達成~ 不難看見龜石,看到有繩子圈圈著的正是要投進的目標~ 而我真係投進內呢!!! 媽..我是在發夢嗎..XD 希望真的可願望成真! 
  • Chapter 1 of the Causeway Coast rain forest Cafe is located near the parking lot. Hatchobori Hill shop next door, in addition to your father candy assortment of Miyazaki General buying souvenirs if you will do well in this shop. Dreaming hills cheese bun.
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  • About 20 minutes from the bus parking area, what the seniors quite harsh or worth going, but it is. And souvenir shops on the way, and slurped a coffee in Starbucks, can eat conch in a shop near the bus parking lot. Shrine, said Cliff Maru, or built into the hollow of the cliff, that person is feeling very mystical and healing spot. NARA throwing five 100-yen is difficult telling. Around the temple God Oh et al was, just like a stalactite that breasts God was pouring guest.
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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.