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Takachiho is located at the northern part of Miyazaki. The beauty of nature makes you feel the long history and you can see the historical buildings located all around the place. Many tourists visit at any season and is also famous for places with mystical energy.
Takachihokyo In the past, due to the volcanic activity of Aso mountain, the pyroclastic flow being erupted has eroded the soil to an unique shape and the gorge is registered as the Natural monument in 1934. There is also a bridge built so that people can see the surface of the gorge along with the Manai waterfall.
Takachiho Shrine The overall of all 88 shrines in Takachiho. The enriched deities are Takachihokoushin and Jyusyadaimyoujin who are famous for coupling, safety in traffic, and charm to protect from evils. In the shrine, there is the Chichibu Sugi which is 800 years old and other trees such as the Fufusugi.
Amanoiwato Shrine It is a famous place that is written in the Nihonshinwa, and the cave where the Tenshodaijin is hiding is called the Amanoiwato. There are two places where the god is worshiped the westhongu and the east hongu.
Takachiho is also famous for 800 gods getting together at the cave since the tenshodaijin had hidden and the black period had arrived. The Tenankawara and the Kunimioka, 513m high, which has received a star in the Green guide Japan, and many other places are famous. Please enjoy the famous spots with the Tabisake.