Attractions

Park in Miyazaki

Heiwadai-kōen

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…
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…
Shinto Shrine in Miyazaki

Miyazaki-jingū

This shrine honours the 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…
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 features four traditional-style Miyazaki farmhouses and other o…
Notable Building in Miyazaki

Minka-en

Hosts four traditional-style Miyazaki farmhouses and other outbuildings.