Miyazaki & Nichinan travel guide
Miyazaki & Nichinan are facing the Pacific Ocean with a beautiful coastline contains placed
of natural beauty, like Aoshima and Toi-misaki Cape. Also, on the Hitotsuba Beach of Miyazaki
city are Ocean Dome, 700 hectare all-weather indoor water park, and Miyazaki Sea Gaia, a
comprehensive resort complex complete with a wildlife park, golf courses and hotels.
Beautiful and exciting Shine, located the cave of the cliff side facing the Pacific Ocean. In legend,
a goddess of sea built a hut to give birth to a great god here. Then it is said that Empress Suiko
(554-628) built the shrine there.
The suggested sightseeing spot in Nichinan. The 60m altitude pass allows you to look down
at a beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean. The coastline here is lined with rocks that have been
worn away by the waves splashing against them, as well as beautiful phoenix palm trees.
Wild horses are living here. Gentle hills extend, and you can observe wild horses, called Misaki-uma,
living and grazing there. It is said that the Misaki-uma are the descendants of army horses left grazing
and which became wild 300 years ago.
The moss-covered stone walls, broad stone steps in front of the Ote-mon main gate, moat ruin,
and old samurai residences all bring back the past. The Matsuo-no-Maru residence and Ote-mon
have been reconstructed using the treasured Obi cedar wood.
Japan’s own replica of Moai Statues. Enjoy a breath taking panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean,
the Sun Messe Nichinan has replicas of the Moai statues from the Easter Island placed here and
there in the area.
Miyazaki Shrine is the oldest and most important shrine in the city. Dedicated to Emperor Jinmu,
the mythical first emperor of Japan, it is said to have been established over 2600 years ago.
Night life Miyazaki