Miyazaki attractions

Park in Miyazaki


The park's centrepiece is the 37m-high Peace Tower monument constructed in 1940, a time when peace in Japan was about to disappear. Its timeless design may remind you of ancient Inca or Khmer monuments, and it's mad…
Shinto Shrine in Miyazaki


This shrine honours Emperor Jimmu, the semi-mythical first emperor of Japan and founder of the Yamato court. Spectacular centuries-old wisteria vines cover the thickly forested grounds and bloom in April. It's a 500…
Museum in Miyazaki

Miyazaki Science Centre

Steps away from Miyazaki Station, this family-friendly interactive science museum boasts one of the world's largest planetariums; some exhibits include English translations. Look for the life-size rocket replica out…
Museum in Miyazaki

Miyazaki Prefectural Museum of Nature & History

Just north of Miyazaki-jingū, this museum exhibits items on local history, archaeology, festival artefacts and folk crafts. Behind the museum, Minka-en (民家園) features four traditional-style Miyazaki farmhouses and o…
Notable Building in Miyazaki

Prefectural Office

The prefectural office is a useful landmark.