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Aoshima Island

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Address: Miyazaki 889-2162 , Miyazaki Prefecture
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+81 985-65-1262
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Clean and quite place to visit

It is a good walk to the island over a bridge. Walk along the coast is enjoyable. There is a subtropical plant house nearby, which is free.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
skyNforest2014
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Seoul, South Korea
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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a good walk to the island over a bridge. Walk along the coast is enjoyable. There is a subtropical plant house nearby, which is free.

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Thank skyNforest2014
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a truly beautiful place and the island itself is beautifully shaped. Surrounded by the "devil's washboard 鬼の洗濯板" and it's surely one of the very attractive points of the island. Very convenient to reach here by Railway and the island is about 15 minutes walk from the railway station. Do come to visit the temple if you hope for... More 

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Seongnam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

Aoshima is a small island that is also a shrine connected by a bridge. Other than the shrine structure, there isn't much space in the island center to set foot on. The main sight is actually the unique rock formation Devil’s Washboard that surrounds the island providing some great photo opportunities. The shrine complex, while crowded, was just a typical... More 

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Thank thelonious22
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

The scenery of the landscape is interesting with the sunshine and sometimes when the wind blows, it really sounds like ghost whistling. The story of the two brothers swapping their jobs and 山幸彥 met 東海龍王"s daughter is interesting. This is a temple for love and 鵜戶神宮is temple for birth and it is also related to this story.

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Atoka, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

A short walk from beachfront hotels. Take a windbreaker or light jacket as the breeze can be a little chilly. Great place to walk and relax. Wonderful Shrine is located on this island.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

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 about an hour there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

beautiful place, nice and relaxing!! good even for children! the sunset was amazing from this plaice! must be visit

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Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Very interesting place as the stone is worn down by the tides so that it resembles washboards. Max time to spend is 45 min

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

A logical stop along the coast from Nichinan to Miyazaki. The geological sedimentary rocks exposed in low tides forms the major attraction while the Japanese shrine seems to be a major attraction for the local.

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Waterloo, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

This Island is only a 30 minute ride by the local JR Railway. After walking about 10 minutes from the railway station you reach the Island. You will NOT regret!!

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