Miyazaki Prefecture is located on the south eastern coast of Kyushu.
Miyazaki prefecture has a warm climate all year round, so you can enjoy various sports. Rich nature and food. Miyazaki is called “The birthplace of Japan” because it has many historical sites related to japanese history and mythology.
This website has official tourism information of Miyazaki prefecture.
Aya, in the eastern part of Japan’s southern Kyushu Island, harbors one of the country’s largest remaining lucidophyllous forests. The forest shows high biodiversity and embraces many indigenous species. Forest therapy and traditional recycling based agriculture in Aya Town are an ecotourism draw to the Biosphere Reserve.
This site, which is part of the Sobo-Katamuki-Okue mountain range, is characterized by steep mountains. The forests cover 85% of the area of this 243,672 ha site. The use of forest resources (wood production, shiitake mushroom cultivation, coal production ...) has remained sustainable. .
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Located almost in the center of Aoshima district of Miyazaki City, the shrine regards the whole Aoshima Island of 1.5 km in circumference as its precincts. It enshrines Yamasachihiko who is known in the legend of Umisachi-Yamasachi, and his wife Princess Toyotama-hime, and is known as the shrine of marriage.
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Unusual shrine where the brightly vermillion-lacquered main shrine is sitting in a cave on the tip of Cape Udosaki facing the Pacific Ocean. One's wish is said to be granted if one can throw with one's wish an Ungyoku (lucky stone) into a dint of the rock below.