Miyazaki is a tourism and resort area in southern Kyushu. It is not to be confused with the legendary Japanese animator and filmmaker, Hayao Miyazaki. …WikiTravel
Aoshima (青島), (short walk from Aoshima Station on the JR Kyushu Nichinan Line, 30 minutes by car from Miyazaki station, 15 minutes by car from Miyazaki Airport). This is perhaps the main attraction. It is popular mostly because it is centrally located in front of the main beach resort area. That said, this small island is definately worth seeing in its own right. It has some rather unique geology with rock layers pointing up from the sea in a very dramatic way. There is also temple that is said to be helpful for finding a spouse.
Sun Messe Nichinan. exact replicas of 7 Moai Statues of Easter Island.
Udo Shrine. constructed in a cliff side cave.…WikiTravel
Japanese weather officials say extremely heavy rain is expected to continue in the southwestern region of Kyushu through Thursday. Parts of the region are facing a high risk of mudslides and flooding as they have had two months’ of rain in just a week.