Amanoiwato shrine, Takachiho where according to legend, Amaterasu, the Shinto sun goddess, became so outraged by her brother's cruel pranks that she hid herself in a cave, refusing to come out and depriving the world of her life-giving light. (the story behind the song "Kagura")
Takachiho is a town located in Nishiusuki District, Miyazaki Prefecture, Japan. Takachiho Gorge, located in the southern part of town, is fairly famous as a tourist attraction. Takachiho Gorge is a narrow chasm cut through the rock by the Gokase River.