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Udo Shrine

3232 Miyaura, Nichinan 887-0101, Miyazaki Prefecture
+81 987-29-1001
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Stunning setting - must see

I went to this shrine from Kagoshima. It's a 2-hour train ride to Miyazaki and then a 90-minute... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
The Udo Shrine is worthy of a visit for the physically fit.

The Udo Shrine is considered a sacred shrine. It is located in a grotto said to be made by wave... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Naples, FL
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3232 Miyaura, Nichinan 887-0101, Miyazaki Prefecture
+81 987-29-1001
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

I went to this shrine from Kagoshima. It's a 2-hour train ride to Miyazaki and then a 90-minute bus ride to the shrine. The bus is one per hour so make sure you time yourself accordingly. Foreigners can get a 1-day bus pass for 1000...More

Thank MarkKwok
Reviewed 30 August 2017

The Udo Shrine is considered a sacred shrine. It is located in a grotto said to be made by wave action. You get there on a one lane road carved along the sea. It is beautifully situated with the crashing sea just below it. Reaching...More

Thank ohgeorge
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

2  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

1  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
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