Obi was a pleasant surprise. It is worth while to buy a ticket which covers the castle and samurai houses. Although it was pouring rain and we couldn't spend too long in the grounds, it was a pleasant way to spend a few hours.
It might not be a place full of attractions, but this is a very calm and ambient old town which one can imagine what the Japanese towns might have been back in the Samurai era. Although it is a small town, you might want to talk time to walk around and feel the culture. Definitely a recommended place.
We visited here as part of a day trip from Miyazaki along the Nichinan coast by local bus. We would like to return someday. We felt we hadn’t allotted enough time to wander around and see all that the town has to offer. Obi is a relatively small town with an historical district including many old samurai houses and the... 更多