All of the stations in Nichinan are located along the Nichinan Line which runs from Miyazaki to Shibushi. If you are flying in from Miyazaki Airport, take the train to Tayoshi Station where you can transfer to the Nichinan Line. From Kagoshima (Kagoshima-Chuo Station), take the Nippo Line to Minamiyamazaki Station where you can transfer to the Nichinan Line. From Kitakyushu, there are Limited Express Trains to Miyazaki via Oita where you can transfer.
Udo JinguA unique shrine located in a cave on a cliff face. This brightly colored shrine has become a popular tourist attraction. You can buy small clay pellets that you can attempt to throw into a hole at the top of one of the nearby boulders, women with their right hand and men with their left hand. If you get the pellet into the hole, they say your wish will be granted.
Obi CastleWhile a fort stood here during the 14th century, it was not until the 15th century that the Shimazu clan built an actual castle on the site in order to defend against the Itoh clan. The castle was eventually decommissioned. Today there are some refurbished walls and gates and a history museum on the site.
YoshokanBuilt in 1869, the Yoshokan was the home of an Ito Clan member. The garden has also been preserved.
Denzaemon Ito ResidenceFormer home of the samurai, Denzaemon Ito.
address: 2650 Miyaura, Nichinan CityPark with reproductions of Easter Island Moai statues. See also .
phone: +81 987-23-8844address: 3-7-32 Iwasaki 1st FloorA relatively new and cozy cafe at the end of the Aburatsu shopping arcade.