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Horikiri Pass, Miyazaki

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Make a stop at Horikiri Pass during your coastal drive to admire breathtaking views of the shore and ocean. Take a break at the road station, with amenities and snacks available, including some wacky ice cream flavors (shrimp anyone?), and enjoy a beautiful ocean panorama. Observe unusual rock formations on the beach, extending to the ocean floor, then pan back to see lofty palm trees and verdant hillsides. Be sure to bring your camera and a pair of binoculars, which will help you spot the local birds of prey in flight. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Miyazaki holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Horikiri Pass and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • This roadside stop is a good way to gaze over the surrounding coastline. It is just across the road from the Phoenix roadhouse. Watch out for birds of prey soaring along the cliffs.  more »
  • View the weird rock formations (the washboards) and sample the local shopping in the road house. Sample your first mango ice cream if just arrived at this part of Japan or even shrimp icecream or one....  more »
  • Interesting but nothing special.
  • Fantastic scenery from here. Go during fine weather and you'll be breathless with how glorious the skies and the oceans' meet is. Also recommended for star gazing, not too many know this (wink)

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