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Trip Planner Asia  /  Japan  /  Kyushu  /  Miyazaki Prefecture  /  Nichinan

Nichinan

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Sacred & Religious Sites · Landmarks · Beaches
Tourism in Nichinan, a town on Japan's southernmost island of Kyushu, flourishes thanks to the scenic Nichinan-Kaigan coastline, a stretch of secluded coves, islands, and tranquil beaches. A trip to Nichinan allows you to explore the famed strip, as well as visiting several popular attractions. A cliffside cave shrine, a historic castle, and a number of museums stand out as some of the best things to do in Nichinan. If you're staying in Nichinan, it's best to use you own vehicle to explore the isolated beaches, parks, and sights that dot the rough landscape of the cliff-lined seaboard. Use our Japan trip itinerary builder tool to arrange the hows, wheres, and whens of your trip to Nichinan.
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Popular things to do in Nichinan

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Udo Shrine ©
Religious Site
Udo Shrine
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
Nichinan Coast ©
Beach
Nichinan Coast
4.6
Duration: 1 hour
Obijyo Castle Ruins ©
Historic Walking Area
Obijyo Castle Ruins
3.8
Duration: 1 hour
Sunmesse Nichinan ©
Landmark
Sunmesse Nichinan
3.5
Duration: 1 hour

Side trips from Nichinan

Toi
Scenic Walking Area
Toi Kushima
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
Kirishima Shrine ©
Religious Site
Kirishima Shrine Kirishima
4.3
Duration: 1 hour
Maruo Falls ©
Waterfall
Maruo Falls Kirishima
3.3
Duration: 1 hour
Takachihonomine
Hiking Trail
Takachihonomine Miyakonojo
4.6
Duration: 4 hours

Hidden gems in Nichinan

Obi Castle History Museum ©
History Museum
Obi Castle History Museum
3.6
Duration: 1 hour
Matsuo no Maru
Historic Site
Matsuo no Maru
3.8
Duration: 1 hour
Yoshokan
Historic Site
Yoshokan
3.1
Duration: 1 hour
Futo Beach ©
Beach
Futo Beach
4.0
Duration: 1 hour

Historic Sites in Nichinan

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Obijo Otemon
Castle
Obijo Otemon
4.1
Duration: 30 minutes
Ihei Yamamoto House
Historic Site
Ihei Yamamoto House
1.9
Duration: 1 hour
Old Takahashi Genjiro House
Historic Site
Old Takahashi Genjiro House
2.5
Duration: 1 hour
Old Ito Denzaemon House
Historic Site
Old Ito Denzaemon House
2.9
Duration: 1 hour

Museums in Nichinan

Nichinan International Center and Komura Memorial Hall
History Museum
Nichinan International Center and Komura Memorial Hall
3.2
Duration: 1 hour
Shoka Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Shoka Museum
2.7
Duration: 1 hour
Gallery Kodama
Art Gallery
Gallery Kodama
4.0
Duration: 30 minutes

Beaches in Nichinan

Sakaematsu Beach ©
Beach
Sakaematsu Beach
4.2
Duration: 1 hour

Places to visit with Nichinan

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