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“Magic place”
Review of Udo Shrine

Udo Shrine
Ranked #1 of 35 things to do in Nichinan
Certificate of Excellence
Madrid
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Magic place”
Reviewed July 1, 2014

It is one of my favorite places in Japan... Magic atmosphere in an amazingly beautiful natural setting.

Visited August 2013
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Honolulu
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“Udo-jingo Shinto Shrine”
Reviewed April 6, 2014

A very impressive shrine along the beautiful Miyazaki coastline dedicated to the first mythical emporer of Japan. Requires a lot of walking up/down stairways

Visited March 2014
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Traralgon, Australia
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“SHRINE BY THE OCEAN”
Reviewed February 17, 2014

What an absolutely stunning place to build a shrine, in a cave beside the ocean behind massive and very interesting rock formations standing like sentinels in the water. The wild ocean has been pounding away here for eternity to create this natural masterpiece. There is a bit of a walk and some steep steps but worth the effort.It dates back to the tenth Emperor around 500-600 era.
This sacred Shrine has a interesting story about childbirth and people come here to pray for a safe pregnancy and good rearing of children. Lovely spot for some memorable photos, a must visit if in the area.

Visited January 2014
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Hong Kong, China
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“Udo Jingu is Unique”
Reviewed February 3, 2014

Mysterious shrine in natural cave is unique and special.
Staircases were built along the rim of coast, leading to the main shrine.
The solemn shrine with splashes from 5 meter tall sea waves hitting against the shore was spectacular and was the most special one among all shrines I visited so far.
Pay 100 yen for 5 pieces of luck pebbles. Wish will come true if manage to throw it onto the concave part of the turtle-like rock down the sea-shore.

Visited October 2013
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Singapore
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“One of the Beauties of Eastern Kyushu”
Reviewed December 16, 2013

We made our way to Nichinan and this was one of the planned stops.

Perched right at the coast with the washboards at the entrance, the views are simply breath-taking. The walk to the temple requires a decent on a rather steep flight of steps.

As the saying goes, when in Nichinan...make a necessary pit stop here. No regrets.

Visited November 2013
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