Miyazaki 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…
Shinto Shrine in Miyazaki

Miyazaki-jingū

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.