Guided tour of Takachiho Gorge and Kagura performance

Miyazaki Prefecture is said to be the home of Japanese mythology. Explore the Takachiho area of Miyazaki with an English-speaking guide who will help bring to life important and fun stories from this mythology.

Visit the breathtaking Takachiho Gorge and take a stroll by Ama-no-Iwato Shrine and Ama-no-Yasukawara Cave, key locations in Japan's origin story. The Ama-no-Iwato district of Takachiho Town is designated an Important Intangible Folk Cultural Asset by the government of Japan.

At the end of your explorations, witness the performance by local people of a Kagura dance with a guide to provide explanation about the meanings and symbolism of the dance. This traditional dance of the gods, handed down from generation to generation, is a truly mystical sight.


  • See the beautiful landscape of Takachiho Gorge
  • Visit key locations from Japan’s origin story
  • Witness up close a Kagura dance performance
  • Accompanied throughout by an English-speaking guide




AddressOshioi Parking Lot takachiho gorge parking lot 204 Mukoyama Takashiho Takachiho Miyazaki 882-1103