Where is the Udo shrine?
Udo Shrine (鵜戸神宮, Udo Jingū), located on the Nichinan Coast south of Miyazaki City, is dedicated to Yamasachihiko, the father of Emperor Jimmu, the mythical first emperor of Japan. This brightly painted shrine is set in a cave on the side of a cliff overlooking the ocean and so enjoys a spectacular view.
What is Miyazaki known for?
About Miyazaki Miyazaki Prefecture is known for its many beautiful, nature areas, perfect for hiking or going for a short walk. However, Miyazaki is also well known for their many gorgeous and majestic historical buildings such as the shrines and castles.
How do you get to Udo Shrine?
The easiest way to get here is by car.
- By car, it’s about 40 kilometers south of the city center of Miyazaki, or roughly 45 minutes.
- The shrine’s main entrance is just a few meters from incredible ocean views, and there is a cave below.
- There are some small red shrine gates on the left that are great for photos.
What country is Miyazaki?
Miyazaki Prefecture (宮崎県, Miyazaki-ken) is a prefecture of Japan located on the island of Kyūshū….Miyazaki Prefecture.
|Miyazaki Prefecture 宮崎県
When was Udo shrine built?
In legend, a goddess of sea built a hut to give birth to a great god by the sea. After that, it is said that Empress Suiko (554-628) built the shrine on the place. In 782, a priest of Tendai Buddhism built a Buddhist temple in the precinct by order of Emperor Kanmu (737-806).
Is Hayao Miyazaki married?
Akemi ÔtaHayao Miyazaki / Spouse (m. 1965)
What is Miyazaki meat?
Miyazaki Beef is a name only given to cows raised in Miyazaki which meet strict quality standards. The meat from these cows is further graded on a scale from C1 up to A5 which is the highest rank. This grading is universal with all branded beef in Japan.
Did Hayao Miyazaki retire?
Miyazaki has retired several times throughout his career with the first being in the late 1990s. However, a year later he returned to direct the 2002 Oscar winning Studio Ghibli film Spirited Away.