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Gokase, Miyazaki

If you're planning to travel to Miyazaki prefecture and looking to get information on the most popular tourist destinations then you came to the right place.
This article will introduce the beautiful scenery of Gokase, Miyazaki, as well as some of the most popular activities you can enjoy during your visit.

The video, titled “Gokase,” is a tourism PR video for Gokase, Miyazaki, produced by the “Miyazaki Prefecture Town and Village Association.”
In this article, we'll introduce places where you can enjoy beautiful views and experience history alongside the video.
Lots of attractive points about Gokase are jam-packed into this 3-minute video.
You're sure to find something that catches your eye!

Popular Activities in Gokase, Miyazaki, a Popular Tourist Spot in Japan

Image of Children skiing
Photo:Children skiing

Some of the most popular activities in Gokase, Miyazaki, are skiing and snowboarding.
Although it might be difficult to imagine skiing and snowboarding in Kyushu, you can do so at the Gokase Highland Ski Resort in Gokase, Miyazaki prefecture, which has excellent slope conditions.

The characteristics of the Gokase Highland Ski Resort are that you can enjoy the powdery snow and enjoy the amazing view around the ski resort.
On sunny days, you can enjoy the magnificent views of Mt. Aso and the Kuju Mountains, as well as activities such as skiing and snowboarding.
At 0:12, the video introduces the southernmost ski resort in Japan with the longest run at 1,000 meters.

Scenic Areas in Gokase, Miyazaki

There are many places in Gokase where you can enjoy beautiful natural landscapes, such as the autumn leaves, terraced rice paddies, and weeping cherry trees.
One place we highly recommend is Unoko Falls.
Unoko Falls, amidst the beautiful scenery of the great outdoors, has a 20 meter drop and you'll definitely be fascinated by its mysterious atmosphere.
The waterfall's basin is the largest in Japan.
Enjoy the scenery of Unoko Falls, surrounded by mountains and rocks. It'll be a trip you won't soon forget!
The falls can be seen at 0:38 in the video.
Be sure to check it out!

There are many other scenic spots in Gokase, such as the outer rim of Mt. Aso’s volcanic crater, Shirataki Falls, and Yuhinosato Ohashi.
There are many Instagrammable spots as well.
Gokase is also a leading producer of pot-roasted tea and is home to many green tea fields.
These can be seen at 1:03 in the video.

Historical Spots in Gokase, Miyazaki

In Gokase, there are also a lot of places where you can experience history.
Sangasho Shrine is a shrine made of Japanese zelkova trees which give it a beautiful grainy appearance.
The shrine has a long history and is also designated as a Tangible Cultural Property of Miyazaki prefecture.
In the spring, the rhododendrons are in full bloom and decorate the area around the shrine, making it a great place to enjoy the beautiful scenery.

The 300-year old “weeping cherry tree,” which is a natural treasure of Josenji Temple, is another place we recommend checking out.
It can be seen at 2:29 in the video.

Summary of Gokase, Miyazaki

This PR video for Gokase, Miyazaki prefecture introduces various sightseeing spots in Gokase, Miyazaki with easy-to-understand explanations.
It is also a very high-quality video.
If you watch the video, you're sure to find something that catches your eye.

There are many ways to enjoy Gokase, Miyazaki.
There are soothing, relaxing spots such as Gokase Onsen and Gokase Winery as well, so if you're interested, definitely check them out as well!

【Official Website】Gokase, Miyazaki Prefecture Town Hall Website
http://www.town.gokase.miyazaki.jp/index.html

【Tripadvisor】Gokase Tourism
https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attractions-g1121582-Activities-Gokase_cho_Nishiusuki_gun_Miyazaki_Prefecture_Kyushu.html

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Mar. 29, 2021
Japan
鈴木 正孝(Masataka Suzuki)
Gokase, Miyazaki Has Many of the Top Sightseeing Spots in Japan! The Largest Waterfall, the Southernmost Ski Resort, and One of the Leading Tea Producers in the Country... Is It Even Legal to Have This Many Attractions?!
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