We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Aoshima Shrine

2-13-1 Aoshima, Miyazaki, Miyazaki Prefecture
+81 985-65-1262
Review Highlights
Good to look around

Located in front of ocean makes quite unique. The small ally with full of people's wish wood panel... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2017
Seoul, South Korea
via mobile
tropical shrine

This shrine is a little different from other shrines around Japan.. Surrounded by tropical trees... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
Tokyo, Japan
Read all 400 reviews
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
2-13-1 Aoshima, Miyazaki, Miyazaki Prefecture
+81 985-65-1262
Write a Review
Reviews (400)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Located in front of ocean makes quite unique. The small ally with full of people's wish wood panel is also pretty. Nice to walk around

Thank Hirakawa_Eki
Reviewed 26 June 2017

This shrine is a little different from other shrines around Japan.. Surrounded by tropical trees. and could feel the holly sprits all around the shrines.

Thank hikalou
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The shrine is reached over a little bridge as is on the island. The island itself is very pretty. The shrine is for good relationships.The day we went it was very busy, lots of school parties there. There is a train you can get ,...More

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 16 March 2017

While there are a great many shrines in Japan, this shrine stands alone on this island half a kilometre in circumference. The shrine is very well cared for and if you want to avoid the crowds, come earlier in the day. If you are travelling...More

1  Thank Joyce T
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

While the surroundings are scenic, the shrine itself was just an overcrowded shrine that didn't stand out over the typical Shinto shrine...it's about the only thing on Aoshima Island though...so worth checking out if you're on the island anyway

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

On the way to the shrine, there are stalls selling local specialities like mango ice-cream and pork rice ball. After passing these stalls, there are also magnificent views of the ocean and devil's washboard (interesting rock formation). During low tide in the afternoon, you can...More

3  Thank Xin R
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This Japanese shrine is located on the Aoshima Island. Couples get married here. Learn some Japanese tradition here.

2  Thank ChungkaiSin
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Aoshima shrine has been known as a company of marriage. This shrine is dedicated to the third sun of sky-god Yamasachihiko and daughter of sea-god Toyotamahime. They married and had children. Born children are enshrined in Miyazaki Shrine as the first emperor(Jinmu Tennou) in Japan.

2  Thank Ryuichi K
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The Aoshima Shrine is the only real thing to visit on the Island, besides the 'Devil's Washboard' at the beach line..

1  Thank Otto B
Reviewed 23 August 2016

From the mainland , we walked a few minutes till we reached the shrine. Inside is an interesting anda unique place. People pay respect at the shrine. Some buy Ema (a wooden plaque) to write on their wishes and hang it at a designated area....More

1  Thank emilysato
Sponsored by:
Nearby Restaurants
25 reviews
1.27 km away
Kamaage udon Iwami
31 reviews
.86 km away
8 reviews
1.40 km away
6 reviews
.77 km away
Nearby Attractions
Aoshima Island
470 reviews
.92 km away
Onino Sentakuita
307 reviews
.29 km away
Aoshima Beach
82 reviews
.51 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Aoshima Shrine staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines