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Miyazaki
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Miyazaki ({), capital of Miyazaki Prefecture, is located on the south eastern coast of Kyushu. With one of the warmest climates on the main islands of Japan, resorts, beaches and sports facilities, Miyazaki used to be the top honeymoon spot and a popular destination with domestic travelers until the 1980s.

The city has since seen falling visitor numbers, but has recently made a comeback due to the efforts of the popular comedian Higashikokubaru Hideo, who served as the governor of Miyazaki Prefecture from 2007 to 2011. His celebrity and efforts to keep Miyazaki in the public eye, have revived the Miyazaki brand to a certain degree.

Miyazaki City is also near attractions such as Takachiho to the north and Kirishima to the southwest, which are both important sites of Japanese mythology and beautiful places to enjoy nature.

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Attractions
 1  Aoshima Island
Charming island outside Miyazaki City.
User rating: 79/100 (59 votes)
Visited by: 131 users
 2  Prefectural Museum
Museum about local history and nature.
User rating: 84/100 (11 votes)
Visited by: 26 users
 3  Science Museum
With an emphasis on physics and space.
User rating: 82/100 (10 votes)
Visited by: 27 users
 4  Heiwadai Park
Public park with a unique peace tower.
User rating: 80/100 (23 votes)
Visited by: 53 users
 5  Miyazaki Shrine
Shrine with large park in the city center.
User rating: 75/100 (31 votes)
Visited by: 75 users
 6  Seagaia Resort
Leisure resort outside the city center.
User rating: 73/100 (29 votes)
Visited by: 69 users
Side Trips from Miyazaki
 1  Takachiho
Mountain town steeped in mythology.
User rating: 86/100 (70 votes)
Visited by: 167 users
 2  Kirishima
National Park with volcanic mountain range.
User rating: 82/100 (78 votes)
Visited by: 184 users
 3  Udo Shrine
Shrine constructed in a cliff side cave.
User rating: 75/100 (22 votes)
Visited by: 58 users

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Ratings for Miyazaki:
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User Rating (by 163 users):
75/100
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119.  Miyazaki   75/100
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60.  Iwakuni   407
61.  Akita   398
62.  Amanohashidate   390
63.  Kinugawa Onsen   385

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