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Let's use the ‘Miyakonojo Walking Guide" to promote healthy living!

Throughout the city, as a program under the “Whenever, Wherever, Whoever, Fun and Carefree" exercise initiative, we are promoting scenic routes for walking. In cooperation with associations around the local area, the “Miyakonojo Walking Guide" has been developed. With the guide in hand, take a walk around our city, and work towards promoting a healthy lifestyle!

Miyakonojo e-Books (External Link, Japanese Only)

Miyakonojo_Walking_Guide Clipboard_Explanation

e-Book Contents

  • An introduction to healthy walking styles and posture, as well as how to pick out the right shoes for you.
  • Recommendations for local walking routes, local landmarks, and a ‘healthy living' column.
  • An introduction to Japan's Top 100 Walking Courses.
  • A table for recording your walks.

*In regards to the Nakago course outlined on pages 23 and 24, there are works being conducted along this route that began February 10th, 2016. Due to these works, there may be times that you will not be allowed to pass through certain areas, so please be aware when choosing your route.

 

Corrections

On Page 16, there is an error regarding the parking lot indicated nearby the start and finish of the ‘Okimizu area B course: A refreshing course of fireflies and waterside plants'.

Please be aware that there is no parking lot nearby to this start and finish area. We apologise for any trouble this error may have caused, and have since corrected it.

Should a parking lot be made available nearby to this area in future, we will once more make a further statement to this effect. 

 

Walking Guide Distribution Locations

This map has been delivered to, and can be found at City Hall & Regional Government Office Buildings' Citizen's Centers, as well as local Community Centers.

 

Further Information Regarding Other Wellbeing Promotion Activities

Around the city of Miyakonojo, in addition to these walks, there are a number of activities promoting healthy living. For those that are interested, please make use of and read the following articles (Japanese Only):

2018月20日19 Healthy Living Promotion Group Activities (Komatsubara, Tsumagaoka, Iwayoshi, Isoichi, Yokoichi, Okimizu)

2018月20日19 Healthy Living Promotion Group Activities (Shiwaike, Shonai, Nakago, Takajo, Yamada, Takazaki)

 


For inquiries in English, please contact: City of Miyakonojo, Internationalisation Promotion Office, Address: 6-21 Himegi-cho, Miyakonojo-shi, Miyazaki-ken, Japan 885-8555

Phone (Domestic): 0986-23-2295

Fax: 0986-23-3223

Phone (Intl.): (+81) 986-23-2295

Email: intl@city.miyakonojo.miyazaki.jp

A speaker of English is generally available Monday-Friday from 8:30 A.M. ~ 4:30 P.M. Japan Standard Time. Please understand there may be times an English speaker is unavailable. Please note that the information contained on this website is intended for citizens of Miyakonojo City. Please direct questions regarding matters such as health or tax in other cities to the appropriate local government.