If you plan on discovering the fabulous Miyazaki prefecture, we would advise you to rent a car. You are afraid it would be too difficult to plan your trip then? Have no worries, you can use our partner’s service for free! Drive Japan provide you with many information such as hundreds of spots to visit, various delicious and traditional restaurants, the best route to choose and so on. Just have a look on the following link:
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MIYAZAKI OSSUMESHI ～Recommended dishes in Miyazaki～
During the middle of winter, as the power of the sun diminishes, winter solstice festivals are held worldwide to pray for the Sun’s return. Festivals called “Kagura” are held all around Japan, as people invite the deities (“kami” in Japanese) and dedicate dances to them. Since Shintoism, the ancient religion of Japan, is polytheistic, deities with various characteristics appear in Kagura. Why not join the famous Yokagura (Night Kagura) of Takachiho in Kyushu, and enjoy the night .
On your next visit to Japan, why not deepen your experience and stay in an authentic “kominka” (old Japanese-style house) dating back to the samurai era! Soak in the atmosphere of a traditional residence complete with an authentic Japanese garden and open hearth fireplace. These incredible, unused houses are being restored across Japan and waiting for you. Here, we introduce former samurai residences and kominka in the Obi region of Miyazaki Prefecture.
How to travel within Miyazaki Prefecture When traveling to a new city, one of the most important things to consider is how to get around. Renting a car isn’t always an option due to license restrictions and let’s face it, it means you can’t enjoy a mid-afternoon beer. When visiting Miyazaki, there are a few ways to easily get around for an affordable price, so let’s take a look at what is available.