Udo Jingu Shrine is one of Japan's rare coastal shrines, situated along the Nichinan coastline south of Miyazaki City. Overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the path leading towards Udo Jingu Shrine is lined with beautiful Torii gates and flanked by rocky shores. Udo Jingu Shrine is dedicaaUdo Jingu Shrine is one of Japan's rare coastal sanctuaries and is located along the coast south of Miyazaki. Overlooking the Pacific, the path to Udo Jingu Shrine is lined with beautiful torii and flanked by rocky banks. This brightly painted shrine is located in a cave on the side of a cliff overlooking the ocean for a spectacular view.
The Udo Jingu Shrine is dedicated to the worship of Yamasachihiko, the father of Emperor Jimmu. Emperor Jimmu is one of the most important historical figures of Japan who is believed to be the 1st emperor of the country. The members of the current royal family are said to be descendants of him.ted to the worship of Yamasachihiko, the Father of Emperor Jimmu. Emperor Jimmu is one of the most important historical figures in Japan, believed to be the country's 1st Emperor; the current royal family is said to be his descendants.
JR Miyazaki Station to Ihii / Aburatsu Station via JR Nichinan Line, followed by a 20-minute local bus ride to Udo Jingu Shrine stop. From there, it's a 10-minute walk to the shrine grounds.
From Ihii Station: Take bus bound for Nichinan, Obi, Toi Misaki
From Aburatsu Ekimae Bus Center: Take bus bound for Airport Station