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Udo Shrine

3232 Miyaura, Nichinan 887-0101, Miyazaki Prefecture
+81 987-29-1001
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Pretty location!

Quite pretty location but small shrine in the cave. I think this shrine is a unique one located in... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2017
Seoul, South Korea
via mobile
My Favorite Shrine/Temple in Japan Thus Far

We came here on a Wednesday morning during our cruise stop in Miyazak. We were unsure whether to go... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Oakville, Canada
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3232 Miyaura, Nichinan 887-0101, Miyazaki Prefecture
+81 987-29-1001
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Quite pretty location but small shrine in the cave. I think this shrine is a unique one located in the cave. The sound of waves makes this place more devine. Compare to the time I traveled from Miyazaki, it took me less than 30 min...More

Thank Hirakawa_Eki
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

We came here on a Wednesday morning during our cruise stop in Miyazak. We were unsure whether to go to Obi Castle or Udo Shrine. But ended up choosing Udo Shrine due to the recommendation of a local guide. My own research told me that...More

1  Thank AKAshon
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Well worth the trip down the coast to see this amazing shrine with its extraordinary surroundings and legend of a child being fed by the breast shaped rocks. One of the highlights of our visit to Kyushu. Be sure to throw a small stone into...More

Thank willgracekentengland
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Ido Shrine is a must see when visiting Miyazaki. Easily accessible via a city bus you can catch right in from of Miyazaki JR Station. Purchase a day pass in office outside the station. Cost 1,000 Yen ($10) . This pass takes you to numerous...More

1  Thank TheOjiisan
Reviewed 16 March 2017

You'll need a good pair of legs to get up and down the substantial amount of uneven stairs to see this lovely and peaceful shrine. Snuggled into a cave, this cave is a favourite with young couples hoping to have children and a happy marriage,...More

2  Thank Joyce T
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

There is an interesting view of the ocean from Udo Shrine. You can spend 1 to 2 hours here. There were signs warning visitors to stay away from monkeys as they bite, though I did not encounter any. From Miyazaki Station, you can take bus...More

5  Thank Xin R
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The view is breath taking and how historical it is. You can try your luck by throwing small stones in a hole afar down in the rock.

Thank Keiko S
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Very nice views, very pretty and scenic shrine - There were warning about vicious monkeys but did not see any during the trip. Worth a detour.

1  Thank EconomyLifestyle
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Visited the shrine on a hot August morning. The ocean view is great and actually more impressive than the shrine.

1  Thank VickyYL
Reviewed 28 June 2016

it was raining when we went but it really didnt matter. it was such a lovely place to visit, we through the pebbles for good luck. i managed to hit the rock with the rope but didnt get them in the intended hole. my husband...More

1  Thank EmilyS S
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