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Aoshima Shrine

2-13-1 Aoshima, Miyazaki, Miyazaki Prefecture
+81 985-65-1262
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Pretty shrine

The shrine is reached over a little bridge as is on the island. The island itself is very pretty... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Anne A
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Pretty shrine on its own island

While there are a great many shrines in Japan, this shrine stands alone on this island half a... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Joyce T
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3 weeks ago
“Pretty shrine”
16 Mar 2017
“Pretty shrine on its own island”
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2-13-1 Aoshima, Miyazaki, Miyazaki Prefecture
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+81 985-65-1262
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The shrine is reached over a little bridge as is on the island. The island itself is very pretty. The shrine is for good relationships.The day we went it was very busy, lots of school parties there. There is a train you can get ,...More

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 16 March 2017

While there are a great many shrines in Japan, this shrine stands alone on this island half a kilometre in circumference. The shrine is very well cared for and if you want to avoid the crowds, come earlier in the day. If you are travelling...More

1  Thank Joyce T
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

While the surroundings are scenic, the shrine itself was just an overcrowded shrine that didn't stand out over the typical Shinto shrine...it's about the only thing on Aoshima Island though...so worth checking out if you're on the island anyway

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

On the way to the shrine, there are stalls selling local specialities like mango ice-cream and pork rice ball. After passing these stalls, there are also magnificent views of the ocean and devil's washboard (interesting rock formation). During low tide in the afternoon, you can...More

3  Thank Xin R
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This Japanese shrine is located on the Aoshima Island. Couples get married here. Learn some Japanese tradition here.

2  Thank ChungkaiSin
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Aoshima shrine has been known as a company of marriage. This shrine is dedicated to the third sun of sky-god Yamasachihiko and daughter of sea-god Toyotamahime. They married and had children. Born children are enshrined in Miyazaki Shrine as the first emperor(Jinmu Tennou) in Japan.

2  Thank Ryuichi K
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The Aoshima Shrine is the only real thing to visit on the Island, besides the 'Devil's Washboard' at the beach line..

1  Thank Otto B
Reviewed 23 August 2016

From the mainland , we walked a few minutes till we reached the shrine. Inside is an interesting anda unique place. People pay respect at the shrine. Some buy Ema (a wooden plaque) to write on their wishes and hang it at a designated area....More

1  Thank emilysato
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Aoshima Shrine is located just in the middle of Aoshima Island. It is a serene place, which is surrounded by subtropical plants. On the right hand side of the main building there is a narrow path, which leads you to Motomiya. This is the site...More

1  Thank Kimitaka S
Reviewed 11 May 2016

I went there dawn of a day. No one were there but view was breath taking. I could do that because I stayed close from here. I guess Sun set around time might be good for a nice view as well.

1  Thank Hidenori T
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