Nichinan Coast

Tropical atmosphere

Nichinan Coast is the whole shoreline area to Kagoshima Prefecture from the southern part of Miyazaki Prefecture.A shoreline full of changes and the azure sea are beautiful, and the plants of subtropics grow thick under the influence of the warm Kuroshio Current, which came into the limelight first as a southern country resort in Japan having a southern country-like scene.

Access and Getting Around

Because Nichinan Coast is a coastal area extending to the north and south around Miyazaki City of the prefectural seat of Miyazaki and train and bus services are good, it is a sightseeing spot where it is easy to move.

By train

5 hours from Hakata Station in Fukuoka by the JR Nippo Line with 13 trains per day;

3 hours 15 minutes from Beppu Station by the JR Nippo Line with 13 trains per day.

By bus

4 hours 15 minutes from Hakata Station in Fukuoka with 1 bus per hour.

By car

3 hours 45 minutes from Hakata Station in Fukuoka.

By plane

From Tokyo Haneda Airport to Miyazaki Airport with 18 flights via JAL, ANA, SNA per day. Other flights from Osaka, Nagoya, Kobe, Fukuoka, Naha, Seoul, Taipei, and Hong Kong.

Nichinan Coast


Miyazaki Shrine


Miyazaki Shrine is in prefectural seat Miyazaki City of Miyazakiand the Jimmu Emperor considered as the first emperor was worshiped hereand the main shrine made with only the cedar in the forest is readily tastefuland has a solemn feeling Shinto shrine....

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Aoshima Island

-Sea View 

It is a small island of neighborhood 860 meters which is near the southeast shore of Miyazaki City.The opposite bank is called the Aoshima Island Shore on the island,it becomes a big sightseeing spot including Aoshima Island Beaches.The characteristic of the island is that a plant colony of the tropic and sub tropic is seen,which makes the promenade fun....

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-Sea View 

The washing rocks of the ogre are washed for a long time by waves and rise from the seayet the only class of hard sandstones piled up like a board can be seen,which continue 8 km long from Aoshima Island....

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Horikiri Pass

-Sea View 

It is a pass to the south of Aoshima Island of 4 km, from which the blue sea of southern regionand the washing rocks of the ogre can be seen beneathand pass full tropical atmosphere with the roadside trees of phoenix and flowers being in blossom. ...

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Udo Shrine


It is a rare shrine in a cave of the cliff along the shorewhich wishes the harmony of menandwomenandtheeasydelivery.The other characteristic of the Shrine is that prayers have to godown the stone stairways to worship.Generally, a shrine is on a high place, so it is extremely unusual to climb down to the shrine.What is interesting is that if a visitor throws a clay unglazed round ball called lucky ...

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Obi Castle and the Town

-Historic Sites 

Obi Castle is one of the areas of Nichinan City where Udo Shrine is also located.The castle sites, samurai houses and shops remain nearly unchanged and are maintained very neatly.3 to 4 hours is enough to go round the castle on foot.A tourism course including Udo Shrine is better. Rental bicycles are offered....

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Accommodation around Nichinan Coast


Miyazaki City Tourism Association

Miyazaki Convention and Visitors Bureau