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Aoshima Island, Miyazaki
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Meet the friendly feline inhabitants of Aoshima Island, an island known for its large population of cats. In fact, cats outnumber humans by a ratio of around 6:1 on the island, a fact that becomes immediately clear when arriving on the twice-daily ferry into the harbor. The island, 30 minutes by boat from Ehime prefecture, was home to around 900 people in 1945. Cats were brought to the island to help the fishermen catch mice that were getting onto their boats, and the population has grown steadily ever since. A visit to Aoshima Island represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Miyazaki trip itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • A quick stop to Aoshima Island and the shrine. It was beautiful to see and walk around the shrine and the Island. You also get to the see the amazing geological formations as you walk there. We spent ...  more »
  • 駕駛前往青島神社的無料駐車場後便步行前往青島,青島與海岸間有一橋連接,叫彌生橋,通往島上的途中可見青島都被稱為 “鬼之洗濯板” 的沉積岩地型所包圍,十分特別,到達島中央便是青島神社,再內進可到許願的地方,周圍都掛滿各人的願望牌,形成了一條願望通道呢! 
  • We thought's on my way and I'll drop by unexpectedly good location. A beautiful bridge and the demon's washing rock welcomes you. Also parked near the Qingdao solicitation of subject u have is. There is free parking and the distance does not change at all and pay. Let's turn to make money to eat something delicious in Miyazaki, with free parking.
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