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1-1-1 Chuodori, Nichinan 887-0021, Miyazaki Prefecture
+81 987-31-1134
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A beautiful peaceful traditional Japanese town

Our only regret is that we didn’t have more time to explore this absolutely wonderful traditional... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
Such a beautiful small, traditional Japanese town

Quiet, clean, graceful town I ever saw so far. Not many tourists, I guess it is a bit less known... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Seoul, South Korea
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1-1-1 Chuodori, Nichinan 887-0021, Miyazaki Prefecture
+81 987-31-1134
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our only regret is that we didn’t have more time to explore this absolutely wonderful traditional town. It was so peaceful and great to wander around on Christmas day. I adore koi carp so I was delighted to find lots of koi in a clean...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Quiet, clean, graceful town I ever saw so far. Not many tourists, I guess it is a bit less known compare to Udo shrine or Seunmesse, but I liked the most in Nichina coast area. Well, it is really small place, do not expect glamourous...More

1  Thank Hirakawa_Eki
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Obi was a pleasant surprise. It is worth while to buy a ticket which covers the castle and samurai houses. Although it was pouring rain and we couldn't spend too long in the grounds, it was a pleasant way to spend a few hours.

1  Thank kazganymede
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Obi was really lovely and a nice place to wander around and learn a bit of history and culture. Plan about 2 hours.

1  Thank marlaher
Reviewed 10 March 2016

It might not be a place full of attractions, but this is a very calm and ambient old town which one can imagine what the Japanese towns might have been back in the Samurai era. Although it is a small town, you might want to...More

2  Thank tripmonkey1117
Reviewed 4 May 2015

We visited here as part of a day trip from Miyazaki along the Nichinan coast by local bus. We would like to return someday. We felt we hadn’t allotted enough time to wander around and see all that the town has to offer. Obi is...More

3  Thank hfot2
Reviewed 4 December 2014

We went back again since we ran out of time the first day. I wouldn't recommend buying the all in one ticket since there is so much to see you are unlikely to use it. We didn't. The castle was pleasant and interesting, wandering around...More

2  Thank LondonTell
Reviewed 11 May 2014

It's not your typical castle if that's what you're looking for. It's pretty much what's left of the castle with some old samurai houses. I loved walking through the house though and getting an image of old Japan. The area is really historical and you...More

2  Thank Yo T
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