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Horikiri Pass Phoenix Road Station

381-1 Uchiumi, Miyazaki, Miyazaki Prefecture 889-2164, Japan
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Ranked #8 of 29 Attractions in Miyazaki
Type: Gardens
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Chicago
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

You have to leave the main road and turn east toward the coast to reach this rest area, but you'll be rewarded with beautiful views south along the Nichinan Coast including a good view of the "Devil's Washboard." There are a variety of flowers planted around the area, a walkway down to the sea, and now they seem to specialize... More

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Hong Kong, China
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164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Grab an ice-cream, there is one in ‘Shrimp flavor’. The shop sells local agricultural products. There is also a lookout of the famous Nichinan coastline across the road. Local tourist buses also stop here.

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Singapore
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81 reviews 81 reviews
36 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Everyone makes a stop here, for snacks, ice-cream, food....but most of all for the gorgeous views of the coast.

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

The view opposite the road stop was fantastic. Don't try the shrimp flavour ice cream. You may not like it

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Okinawa, Japan
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62 reviews 62 reviews
51 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

I visited this place around 2003 and in 2012. Back in 2003 it was called a cactus garden and it had a restaurant serving ostrich steak, which I really enjoyed. But in 2012, it has been converted to a road stop, with a funky statue and fishpond attraction. You can still see remnants of the cactus garden on the hillside.... More

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Twickenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

The best mango ice cream in Miyazaki and great fresh local produce.

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