With a circumference of only 1.5 kilometers, Aoshima is a small island connected to the mainland at Aoshima Swimming Beach by the ‘Yayoi Bridge’.
Facing the Pacific Ocean on Kyushu’s east coast, Miyazaki prefecture is home to beaches and forests, and is famous for its chicken dishes.
TOKYO (NARITA) TO Miyazaki
Things to Do in Miyazaki
Known as Japan’s largest evergreen forest area, this extensive forest is mostly comprised of oak, castanopsis and beech trees, and spreads across the landscape north west of Aya Town.
The Sun Messe Nichinan is an attractive park on the scenic Nichinan coast boasting wonderful panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean.
Takachiho is a small and charming town deep in the heart of the countryside.
Heiwadai is a beautiful and green park full of seasonal flowers, sitting 60m above sea level in the hills overlooking Miyazaki city.
Lying in the far south of Miyazaki Prefecture, Toi Cape is a remote landscape of rolling hills where indigenous Sago palms grow and Misaki ponies roam free.
Held every year at the end of May and the beginning of June, the Iris Flower Festival is a large celebration in honor of the distinctive flower, timed to coincide with its coming into bloom.