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Udo Shrine

3232 Miyaura, Nichinan 887-0101, Miyazaki Prefecture
+81 987-29-1001
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The one shrine you must visit (and take Route 220!)

I visited Udo Jingu just a couple of weeks back. If you had to pick one shrine to visit on a time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alfie C
Try the Udo cafe along the way

Once you arrived at the parking lot, you will need to walk in for about 10mins to get to the... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2017
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3232 Miyaura, Nichinan 887-0101, Miyazaki Prefecture
+81 987-29-1001
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Udo Jingu just a couple of weeks back. If you had to pick one shrine to visit on a time limited vacation, I strongly recommend going to this one. Udo Jingu is build along and on a cliff looking out onto a beautiful...More

Thank Alfie C
Reviewed 25 December 2017

Once you arrived at the parking lot, you will need to walk in for about 10mins to get to the shrine. However, there are shops and cafe along the way as you are walking in. We went straight to the shrine first which was amazing...More

Thank jubu1
Reviewed 22 November 2017

the thing i liked about this shrine was (a) the drive enroute to the shrine itself was AMAZING! it's a coastal road so you already get a really good and scenic drive along the way. this shrine is built under a rock/cave which is quite...More

Thank silverspire
Reviewed 7 November 2017

In this shrine, you are asked to throw a tiny stone into a small pool. your wish would come truth if you are able to do so. So, try your luck!

Thank nd777
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We really enjoyed visiting this shrine because of its beautiful setting. There are buildings, an entrance gate, and many statues along the path to a bridge and stairs down to the grotto where the highlighted temple area is located. There was a parking lot with...More

Thank bglhvn
Reviewed 1 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
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