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. Make Aoshima Island a centerpiece of your Miyazaki vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Miyazaki day trip tool .
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  • It is a very beautiful place. Also the 1周 Island demawaremasu about an hour. I saw from the airplane in flight. Bought a mango juice in the street to go to Qingdao, but very delicious.
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  • Green Island is a good place to see the laundry board of ghosts. As long as you walk through the bridge of the island, the ghost's laundry board is on the roadside, easy to set foot on these strange rocks to appreciate the scenery and photos, and the island of the Green Island shrine is worth a trip.
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  • Views, looks like a tropical sea in good weather can linger, especially in Nice spot I think that good is not the breaks during the drive, I get off the car, the view over the landscape.
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  • Sights the demon you rock
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  • Walk on barefoot sandal walks fine shells on the beach watching the bridge over demon's washing rock and sand could not fine shells into painful ❗
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  • Blue sky, sea, tropical forest
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Miyazaki includes an array of accommodations. The city center has a wealth of modern business hotels and luxury options, as well as some budget-friendly guesthouses close to the train station and a wealth of amenities. Look along the coast to the south to find the main beach resort area of Aoshima, boasting a number of well-maintained resorts dating back to the town's 1980s heyday. Here, some newly built hotels indicate a resurgence in the city's reputation over recent years.
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