Scattered across a large plateau on the outskirts of the city are the Saitobaru Burial Mounds, a collection of three hundred and thirty-three kofun, a type of grave used in Japan during the Kofun period, an era pre-dating written records.
Due to its position in the far south east of Japan, Miyazaki was largely undeveloped for most of Japan's history and as such is home to some beautiful untouched landscapes and national parks, as well as natural locations that tie into Japan's earliest mythology. Miyazaki City, the prefecture's capital, tends to be a little overlooked when considering what Miyazaki as a whole has to offer.
Miyazaki prefecture has no shortage of sweeping forest and mountain views and one of the best ways to see it is from up above. Sure, you could try and charter a helicopter but a much easier and cheaper way to get the same feeling is via the Aya Teruha suspension bridge.
Palm trees, wind-swept beaches, lush vegetation, deep-red torii, unique washboard-like rock formations, and a brilliant blue sea.
Miyazaki Prefecture is blessed with so many beautiful tourist spots. One of these attractions is the Takachiho Gorge in Takachiho town.
5 of the Best Autumn-leaf Viewing Spots in Miyazaki Where You Can Enjoy the Autumn Leaves and the Nature.
Miyazaki is blessed with nature-rich sea, mountains and rivers. Let us show you some of the famous autumn-leaf viewing spots in Miyazaki.
Facing the Hyuga sea, where the daylight hours are warm, is a national top-class area called Hyuga located in the northeastern part of the Miyazaki prefecture. In the city this year, a Hyottoko, Okame and Fox in no order will star in a light rhythm of "Tentekoten" and preform a unique movement that will cover the town in laughter with this performance. This will be the 31st proformance and be held in the city on August 1st and 2nd in front of Hyuga station. The 1st being the eve celebration and the 2nd being the main event. On the eve festival, in addition to an competitive individual preformance from each […]