Most Beautiful Places In Miyazaki Prefecture

Here're most beautiful places in Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. There're many breathtaking views such as mysterious Takachiho Gorge, and a solemn torii gate Amanoyasugawara. Then, we selected most beautiful ones from 'special places to travel in Japan' that were posted in City's Pride by travelers and the locals who have actually been to Miyazaki.

Most Beautiful Places In Miyazaki Prefecture [1-6]

1Takachiho Gorge

A Gorge As A Natural Monument! A Mysterious Waterfall Dropping Into The Beautiful Takachiho Gorge

Takachiho area has many myths. Manai waterfall is very mysterious and popular spot. You can enjoy the nature surrounded by huge columnar joints at the valley.


Solemn Torii Gate Standing Quietly At A Big Cave In Takachiho

Amanoyasugawara is a big cave with a solemn torii, located 10 min walk from Nishimoto-miya of Amanoiwato Shrine. Among the many mythological spots in Takachiho Gorge, this place is said to have a strong spiritual power. You can feel the sacred air of Takachiho.

3Udo Shrine

Why In Such A Place!? The Main Shrine Built In The Cavern

Udo Shrine is located in Nichinan city, south of Miyazaki. Its main shrine is built in the rock cavern opened in the middle of the cliff facing the Sea of Hyuga. According to a Japanese myth, Toyotama Princess gave birth to the deity in this cavern, so the shrine has divine grace for easy delivery and child care.

4The Sea Of Cruz

Splitting Into Cross? The Sea That Is Said To Make Your Wish Come True

The Sea Of Cruz is a place that the reefs split open and the sea looks like to split. Seen from the sky, it looks like '叶' (a Japanese word that means 'grant') with the side rocks, although only its cross can be seen from the observatory. Because of that, here is a spot that can make your wish come true.

5Sunmesse Nichinan

Easter Island!? Seven Moai Statues Standing Along The Seaside

Sunmesse Nichinan is the only place in the world to reproduce Moai by permission of Easter Island. Behind the seven moai statures, the grand ocean of Nichinan extends so far, and you can have a feeling of a southern country.

6Toi Cape

Magnificent Cape Where A Natural Treasure, Misaki Horse Pastured

Toi cape locates at the southernmost in Miyazaki pref. You can see the scenery of wild horses called Misaki-uma having a free and easy life.